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May

2022

APhA announces results of 2022 Board elections

Author: Renee Kalu

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced the election of Alex C. Varkey, PharmD, MS, FAPhA, of Sugar Land, TX, as 2023–2024 APhA president-elect. Varkey will succeed Valerie Prince, PharmD, FAPhA, BCPS, of Odenville, AL, to the office of APhA president on March 25, 2024, at the conclusion of the 2024 APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Orlando, FL.

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May

2022

APhA appreciates CMS’ elimination of retroactive DIR fees

Though more actions are needed to address PBMs’ harmful business practices

Author: Renee Kalu

WASHINGTON, D.C.—CMS has issued a final rule eliminating Part D plans’ and PBMs’ use of retroactive direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees beginning on January 1, 2024 (contract year 2024). The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and many of its members submitted comments to CMS on the proposal. APhA appreciates CMS’ efforts to end the uncertainty and lack of drug cost transparency at the pharmacy caused by retroactive DIR fees.

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Apr

2022

APhA welcomes their 2022–2023 Executive Residency Program class

Author: Renee Kalu

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Pharmacists Association announced today that its 2022–2023 class of executive residents has been selected.

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22

Apr

2022

APhA addresses AMA’s inaccurate description of H.R. 7213 and viewpoints of most physicians working alongside pharmacists

Author: Renee Kalu

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Pharmacists Association released the following statement in response to an April 12, 2022, letter from the American Medical Association (AMA) to Representatives Kind and McKinley regarding H.R. 7213, the “Equitable Community Access to Pharmacist Services Act.”  

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Apr

2022

Actions of the 2022 APhA House of Delegates

San Antonio, TX, March 18 – 21, 2022

Author: Renee Kalu

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) released today official policies and guidance for the House of Delegates adopted by the March 2022 APhA House of Delegates in San Antonio, TX,  March 18 – 21, 2022. These statements are now official APhA policy.  

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