Policy Overview

HDA Champions Issues That Are Vital To Ensuring the Integrity, Safety and Efficiency of the Nation’s Rx Supply Chain

HDA is the voice for pharmaceutical distributors at the federal and state levels, addressing business and policy matters on federal, state and local fronts. HDA focuses on policy solutions that enhance the strength, security and state-of-the-art resilience of the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Supply Chain Integrity & Security

HDA and its members have led on product traceability and other initiatives impacting the safe and secure delivery of medicines and healthcare products within the supply chain.

Supply Chain Operations

HDA’s distributor members coordinate efforts with federal, state and local governments to support the reliable delivery of critical medications, vaccines and healthcare products during any national emergency — working as the vital link between the nation’s 1,500 pharmaceutical manufacturers and nearly 330,000 healthcare delivery settings. 

Pharmacy & Provider Support

HDA works tirelessly to advocate for and support our pharmacy partners — from national chains to independent pharmacies and the Pharmacy Services Administrative Organizations (PSAOs) that serve them.  

Topic Issues

Healthcare Access & Affordability

HDA is committed to promoting safe and affordable access to medications for all Americans nationwide. This is an area in which HDA advocacy has a vital and direct impact on anyone who depends on reliable distribution of much-needed pharmaceuticals. 


Our Advocacy Work on Behalf of Members 

HDA reviews key priority issues and advocates on behalf of its pharmaceutical distributor members in areas like standards, public policies and business processes. HDA members have a powerful, unique voice and perspective and an opportunity to help educate lawmakers and inform public policy.

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