Business Resources

NCPA LTC Division members can access numerous business resources to help them start or expand their LTC pharmacy businesses. Some of the resources listed below require your NCPA member ID and password to access the content.

Agreement Templates (login required)
Access and download contract templates—drafted by attorney and pharmacy law expert, Jeffrey S. Baird, Esq.—saving you both time and money. Our library of sample agreements include pharmacy services with LTC and ALFs, consultant pharmacists, medical directors, and several other topics vital to your LTC business.

High Performance Strategies for LTC Pharmacies, sponsored by Pharmacists Mutual Companies
Whether you're new to LTC or already in the game, this two-day program will show you new trends in transitional care for the patient-centric pharmacy market and help you use quality measures data to support your facilities in improving their performance.

LTC Business Webinar Series (login required)
Download audiofiles and presentations from webinars on a host of LTC topics including e-prescribing, accountable care organizations, billing and reimbursement for short-cycle dispensing, and more.

Long-Term Care Pharmacy 101 and 102
This free, two-part course, developed and provided by McKesson Health Systems, presents an overview of the LTC industry to help you explore potential expansion opportunities and decide if they are right for your business.

In-Depth LTC Articles (login required)
Read articles from previous issues of America's Pharmacist magazine for a deep dive into the issues relating to running an LTC pharmacy business.

Starting an LTC Pharmacy (login required)
Access step-by-step guides on starting an LTC pharmacy, an SNF client, and an ALF client.

Senior-Friendly Pharmacy Services
Readily accessible senior care services and supplies encourage elder patients to patronize the pharmacy that allows them to age in place in their community. Learn more about implementing the right design and layout for your pharmacy to help your patients meet these needs.

Ask the Expert (login required)
Find the answers you're looking for! Pharmacy experts describe in detail numerous aspects of running an LTC pharmacy business, including eMAR adoption, remote dispensing, barcode scanning, marketing and sales, and technology.

Cost-to-Dispense Study for LTC (login required)
Download the NCPA LTC Division's cost-to-dispense (CTD) research study for independent, closed-door LTC pharmacies.