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Dec

2021

American Pharmacists Association Announces 2022 APhA Fellows

Author: James Keagy

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the selection of the APhA Fellows as part of the 2022 APhA Awards and Honors Program.

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7

Dec

2021

American Pharmacists Association Announces Recipients of 2022 APhA Academy Awards

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the selection of recipients of the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management Awards and APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research & Science Awards as part of the 2022 APhA Awards and Honors Program.

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30

Nov

2021

Pharmacy Groups: CMS Guidance Sets Up Oral Antivirals for Failure, Limiting Patients’ Access to COVID-19 Treatments

A group of six pharmacy organizations today criticized the decision of the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to only “encourage” but not require payment to pharmacists for testing, patient assessment, ordering/prescribing and dispensing for oral COVID-19 antiviral drugs

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17

Nov

2021

Pharmacy Orgs Cheer Eighth Circuit Decision Supporting State PBM Regs

Court changes course, confirms ERISA doesn't preempt N.D. law

WASHINGTON, DC – Pharmacy organizations are applauding a decision by the Eighth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals today that supports North Dakota's right to regulate pharmacy benefit managers. The case, Pharmaceutical Care Management Association v. Wehbi, is the first to consider at the federal appellate level the scope of the U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous decision last year in Rutledge v. PCMA, which upheld an Arkansas state law regulating the abusive practices of PBMs.

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17

Nov

2021

Peter H. Vlasses to Receive Remington Honor Medal, Highest Honor in Pharmacy

WASHINGTON, DC – Peter Harris Vlasses, PharmD, DSc (Hon), FCCP, of Glen Ellyn, IL, was today announced as the recipient of the 2022 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Vlasses has served in many roles throughout his accomplished career and is currently the Executive Director Emeritus of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) following his 20-year term as the ACPE Executive Director.

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