Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC)
- Independent Pharmacy Cooperative
- Don Anderson, President & CEO
IPC is the largest group purchasing organization for independent pharmacy owned by independent pharmacy. Proud to deliver profitable programs and substantial rebate opportunities for nearly 30 years, IPC takes you to the next level with an incredible array of crucial opportunities for assuring the success of your pharmacy.
With 2500 member stores IPC offers the unique benefit of returning 100% of earned rebates to member pharmacies. In 2014, total rebates paid to IPC members was over $288 million.
IPC provides distribution services and delivers a vast array of purchasing opportunities. Participating members may take advantage of profitable up front pricing and selection from the following programs: Daily ordering available for brand and generic products through the Rx Advantage program and an OTC Advantage Program reflects at least a cost minus 15% savings. Participants also benefit from access to a comprehensive collection of over 40 contracted vendors, ranging from store automation to DME supplies to greeting cards and more.
IPC has a dedicated Government Relations division representing IPC member store interests to monitor state and national legislation and participate in direct lobbying efforts and key committees. IPC members receive timely, regular updates on pertinent issues affecting their business.