National and State Associations Submit Joint Comments to CMS on Scope of Practice

Last Friday, 47 state pharmacy associations and NASPA joined several national associations and state health-system pharmacy societies in submitting comments regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ request for input on Executive Order #13890, “Protecting and Improving Medicare for our Nation’s Seniors.” The signing organizations requested CMS include the following changes in agency regulations, […]

National and State Associations Submit Joint Comment Letter on Safe Harbors

In late December, thirty-nine state associations and NASPA joined the American Pharmacists Association on a joint comment letter to the Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services related to proposed revisions to safe harbors under the anti-kickback statute. The comments emphasized the importance of pharmacists and their role […]

Career – PSW Position Available

The Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin is currently seeking applicants for the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President position. The CEO/EVP is responsible for the oversight of all activities associated with this not-for-profit 501(c) organization. The individual is accountable to the PSW Board of Directors to: maintain and grow individual and business related memberships, assure that the […]

Pharmacy Coalition Applauds Needed Pharmacy Patient Reforms in Bipartisan Drug Pricing Package

A coalition of national pharmacy groups this week applauded the latest version of the bipartisan Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act, released Friday by the Senate Finance Committee, which they say addresses backdoor clawback fees charged by large pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) that are shuttering pharmacies and costing patients more at the pharmacy counter. “This legislation […]

Career – CPhA Position Available

The California Pharmacists Association is currently seeking applicants for the Chief Executive Officer position. The California Pharmacists Association Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a visionary leader with strong long-term and strategic thinking capabilities, able to execute against objectives, communicate effectively, and bring innovation to the advancement of the practice of pharmacy. The CEO is responsible […]