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Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
USP Postpones Chapter 800 Until 2019 »
From NCPA Advocacy Center Update, Oct. 2 : On Sept. 29, USP announced its intent to postpone the official date of Genera...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Daniel Rehrauer Receives APhA Pinnacle Award »
MPhA member Daniel Rehrauer, PharmD, and his team at HealthPartners received a Pinnacle Award from the American Pharmacist...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
October Is American Pharmacists Month »
American Pharmacists Month (APhM), and it’s a perfect time to reflect on the vital role you play in health care. You and y...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed Revisions to the Pharmacy Profession’s MTM Definition »
A Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP) Workgroup, comprised of 13 national pharmacy organizations is seekin...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Stands Ready in Wake of Hurricane Harvey »
From NCPA eCommunications, Aug. 29 : Minnesota pharmacists may wonder how pharmacies are handling refills during the Texas...
Friday, August 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NABP: So-Called “Canadian” Pharmacies Are a Danger to Consumers »
The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) released the Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progres...
Friday, August 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HealthPartners MTM Program Wins 2017 Pinnacle Award from APhA Foundation »
Minnesota-based HealthPartners Medication Therapy Management Program has won the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) F...
Friday, August 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Attorney General Cracks Down on Health Professionals Contributing to Opioid Epidemic »
From NASPA Weekly Recap, Aug. 4: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced a new initiative to combat the opioid...
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House Opioid Panel Urges President to Declare State of Emergency »
From Scientific American, Aug. 1: The White House’s commission on battling the opioid epidemic has recommended that Presi...
Friday, July 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPhA Holds Planning Retreat »
Untitled Document The 2017-2017 MPhA Board of Directors and outgoing board members met with MPhA staff at Park...
Friday, July 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPhA Holds Planning Retreat »
The 2017-2017 MPhA Board of Directors and outgoing board members met with MPhA staff at Park Nicollet in St. Louis Park fo...
Friday, July 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Health Care Fraud Takedown »
From APhA’s Pharmacy Today, July 14: More than 400 people have been charged in the largest-ever health care fraud enforce...
Friday, July 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brent Thompson Elected to APhA-APPM Executive Committee »
Congratulations to long-time MPhA member and Past President Brent Thompson, PharmD, Pharmacy Director at FirstLight Health...
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PATF Plans Legislative Strategy for 2018 »
The Pharmacy Advocacy Task Force (PATF), which consists of MPhA, the Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP)...
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Steve Simenson Receives University of Minnesota’s Highest Alumni Award »
MPhA Past President Steve Simenson received the University of Minnesota’s Outstanding Achievement Award from President Eri...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 MPhA Annual Learning Networking Event Registration Is Now Open! »
Are You Ready to Chart Your Course for Change? Join Us at the 2017 MPhA Annual Learning Networking Event & MTM Symp...
Friday, June 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congratulations to MPhA’s New Leaders »
Congratulations to MPhA’s New Leaders Strong Turnout at MPhA Leadership Summit and House of Delegates Event The MPh...
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator Franken’s Affordable Prescription Drugs Act Gets Committee Hearing »
On June 13, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) held a hearing before the Senate Health Committee on the rising cost of prescription...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Congressman Among 60 Raising Objections to FDA Compounding Final Guidance »
From NCPA Advocacy Center Update, June 3 : In a letter to Scott Gottlieb , commissioner of the Food and Drug Administrati...
Friday, June 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Minnesota Law May Help Prevent Pharmacy Errors »
From Modern Medicine Network : A new Minnesota law may help reduce the number of errors that are caused by pharmacist fati...
Friday, May 26, 2017
MPhA Past President Steve Simenson Honored — You Can Participate »
Steve Simenson, a 1977 (BPharm) graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and CEO and managing partner o...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Legislative Session in its Final Week…PATF Provisions Included in HHS Bill »
PATF Lobbyist Buck Humphrey reports that the Minnesota legislature is working feverishly to come to a compromise on State...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PATF Provisions Included in Final Minnesota HHS Bill Language »
PATF Lobbyist Buck Humphrey reports that the Minnesota House and Senate HHS Conference Committee has finalized and adopted...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The PBM Story »
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has released a new resource that documents for policymakers, patient...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Measles Outbreak Highlights Need for Vaccination »
The number of confirmed measles cases in Minneapolis reached 29 this week, according the Minnesota Department of Health. U...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help Us Explain Why Drug Importation Is the Wrong Answer to High Prescription Prices »
A few weeks ago, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) introduced S. 771, the Improving Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs Act. S...
Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid State Targeted Response RFP: Deadline April 28 »
The Minnesota Department of Human Services has released a statewide request for proposal (RFP) for the Opioid State Target...
Friday, March 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPhA Members Participate in APhA House of Delegates Meeting »
Many thanks to all the MPhA members who attended the APhA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, March 23-27. Special thanks to...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Action Needed Today to Include Changes in Medicaid Reimbursement in the State Budget! »
It is critical that members contact the Chairman and staff of the House Health and Human Services Finance Committee TODAY...
Friday, March 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act Introduced »
Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) have introduced H.R. 1316, the Prescription Drug Price Transpar...
Friday, February 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Bill Introduced in Minnesota Senate »
SF 1049 was introduced in the Minnesota Senate on Feb. 16. This is the companion to HF 1140 , and would grant pharmacist...
Friday, February 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Dispensing Fee Reimbursement »
From the Minnesota Retailers Association : The CMS outpatient drug rule pharmacy reimbursement language and proposal for c...
Friday, February 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPhA Members Meet with Key Legislators on PATF »
The 2017 session of the Minnesota Legislature is off to a fast start. The House, Senate and Governor agreed on an emergenc...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Provider Status Bill Is Back in US House »
U.S. House Introduces Pharmacy Provider Status Bill From information provided by the National Alliance of State Pharma...
Friday, January 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Court of Appeals Rules on Iowa PBM Reform Law »
From information provided by the National Community Pharmacists Association and Pharmaceutical Care Management Association...

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