NCPA Announces Hire of New General Counsel

NCPA June 9, 2021

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 9, 2021) — The National Community Pharmacists Association is pleased to announce the addition of Matthew Seiler, RN, Esq., as the association’s general counsel. In this role Seiler will have responsibility for all legal, transactional, compliance, and related activities at NCPA.

Seiler has spent nearly two decades in corporate and private practice and a few years as a neonatal intensive care nurse as well. Most recently, he served as the general counsel of the American Physical Therapy Association. Prior to APTA he was the director of law and corporate secretary for Airlines Reporting Corporation. Seiler’s association experience dates to 2004 when he was staff counsel at the American Nurses Association, primarily focused on its subsidiary, the American Nurses Credentialing Center, where he ultimately served two terms on its board from 2010-2014. He started his legal career with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook in Detroit. Seiler earned his JD from the Catholic University of America and his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Michigan.

“Matt brings to NCPA a strong background across industries, including in health care law, that will be instrumental as we continue our multi-front efforts to serve independent pharmacists, change the pharmacy payment model, and rein in pharmacy benefit managers,” says NCPA CEO B. Douglas Hoey, pharmacist, MBA. “This is an important time for our industry, and we’re glad to have Matt on board. I look forward to working with him to develop and execute our strategies.”

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Founded in 1898, the National Community Pharmacists Association is the voice for the community pharmacist, representing over 21,000 pharmacies that employ approximately 250,000 individuals nationwide. Community pharmacies are rooted in the communities where they are located and are among America’s most accessible health care providers. To learn more, visit www.ncpa.org.

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