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19

Aug

2022

Provider status alert: Nevada pharmacists can now bill Medicaid for certain services

CARSON CITY, NV, and WASHINGTON, DC—The Nevada Pharmacy Alliance (NPA) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) are proud to announce that Nevada pharmacists can now bill the state’s Medicaid program for certain health care services.

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18

Aug

2022

APhA Reminds Policymakers to Fix Broken PBM Marketplace to Compliment New Drug Pricing Law

(August 17, 2022) WASHINGTON, DC— The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is pleased that the Inflation Reduction Act aims to lower health care costs for our nation’s seniors by

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25

Jul

2022

Breaking: APhA issues statement in response to Supreme Court’s Dobbs v Jackson decision

(July 25, 2022) WASHINGTON, DC— For the past month, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has been advocating for patients and pharmacists regarding the Dobbs v Jackson Supreme Court decision. This work has included engaging with members

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13

Jul

2022

New Federal Guidance confuses an already complicated landscape for pharmacists

Author: James Keagy

Today, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court recent decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance for pharmacies that sets forth their obligations under federal civil rights laws, conflicting with some state laws, and raises concerns for our nation's pharmacies and pharmacists.

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6

Jul

2022

Breaking: FDA permits pharmacists to prescribe Paxlovid to treat COVID-19

Author: James Keagy

Today, after months of effort by APhA and other stakeholders, FDA has updated the EUA for the COVID-19 oral antiviral, Paxlovid, to permit pharmacists to order and prescribe Paxlovid under certain conditions.

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