Why Join NCPA

Join NCPA if you’re seeking a staunch political ally to fight for your business on Capitol Hill, a savvy business partner to help move your practice forward, and to work alongside a community of pharmacists.

The Member Experience

Protection. The NCPA advocacy team raises awareness of the value our members provide to patients and the communities they serve at the national and state levels. Whether it's Capitol Hill, state legislatures, regulatory agencies, or the courts, NCPA supports members on issues ranging from pharmacy benefit manager abuses to enabling members to practice to the full extent of their license.

Growth. The NCPA Innovation Center offers invaluable training, programs, and resources to members to accelerate the growth of their practice. From business boosters to continuing education conferences, members are made aware of industry trends, cutting-edge ideas, and tools to help make their businesses more efficient and profitable.

Networking. With a network of colleagues around the country, NCPA helps members connect with peers and industry partners to support one another, exchange ideas, and grow in their profession. Members can enhance their support system by attending local and national gatherings held throughout the year.


Return on Investment. NCPA helps you be successful and makes your business stronger. That value far exceeds the cost of NCPA membership. What have we done for you lately? We think it is pretty clear. Now we ask that you be there for us. JOIN NCPA NOW to make sure we can continue to keep your business successful and in the healthcare spotlight. The cost is cheap – You can help us help you for about a half a penny per prescription! Click here to learn more.

Benefits. In addition, NCPA members have access to exclusive benefits and communications. A few examples are:

  • Advasur360, a software support service that provides a turnkey solution for current and upcoming Drug Supply Chain Security Act mandates and a 20 percent discount for NCPA members. This industry-leading, hands-off, comprehensive suite of DSCSA services is essential.

  • America’s Pharmacist® is NCPA’s monthly must-read publication, highlighting NCPA advocacy activities, peer innovators, and business ideas.

  • Lumistry, a proven and reliable provider, offers robust digital and communications solutions.

  • Simplify My Meds®, our popular medication synchronization program members swear by as part of their daily workflow.


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The Right Membership for You

Step 1: Choose your Membership Category:

Pharmacy Membership: Owners, managers, pharmacists and technicians. $435 for your first pharmacy; $150 for each additional pharmacy with common ownership. Up to four individuals can be listed at each member pharmacy. (Instructions on how to add staff to your pharmacy membership)

Retired Pharmacist: A person who is retired from the profession and wants to continue their membership with NCPA. — $135 per year.

Student Member: A student enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate pharmacy program in an accredited college of pharmacy in the United States. — $50 per year.

Sustaining Member: A non-pharmacist owner/manager of an independent pharmacy or a non-pharmacist who wants to be a member of NCPA, and works in a field that would not qualify them for Corporate Membership. — $435 per year.

State Pharmacy Association Executives and College of Pharmacy NCPA Student Advisors: Please call NCPA directly at 1-800-544-7447 to join at the $235 per year rate.

Step 2: Sign up.

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Download Pharmacy Membership Application

Download Non-Pharmacy Membership Application

Step 3: Explore these additional memberships to add after joining the base membership:

Corporate Membership

Opportunities to collaborate with NCPA

NCPA’s LTC Division

More effectively serve a growing market

25 Year Members

Thanks to our members who have supported NCPA for 25 years and counting!

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