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CARES Act

New federal law will benefit O-T-C shoppers

NEW YORK — The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which became law in March, contains a provision that could help many consumers cut their health care costs. The only problem is that most consumers are probably not aware of the provision and what it means. The CARES Act provision allows consumers with

NRF: Larger retailers need help too

NRF: Larger retailers need help too

WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation applauded the federal government’s plans for a second round of help for struggling U.S. businesses. But in a statement, NRF president and CEO Matthew Shay argued that there is more to be done, including help for larger businesses. “As part of the next round of liquidity support for U.S.

CHPA issues statement regarding COVID-19 legislation

CHPA issues statement regarding COVID-19 legislation

WASHINGTON — Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) president and chief executive officer Scott Melville issued the following statement upon final passage of the CARES Act, which includes provisions to update and modernize the regulatory system overseeing most over-the-counter medicines and to restore O-T-C eligibility under tax-preferred HSA and FSA accounts. Scott Melville “During this unprecedented

Retailers welcome CARES Act in turbulent times

Retailers welcome CARES Act in turbulent times

WASHINGTON  – The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from president and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the Senate’s expected vote Wednesday on stimulus legislation intended to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic: “Retailers big and small and the associates they employ appreciate the efforts by leaders in the House and