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WSPA News
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Board of Directors Ballot is Open »
The ballot for the 2017 WSPA Board of Directors is now open. We encourage you to place your votes before Tuesday, Septembe...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WSPA Welcomes New Business Partner, Creative Pharmacist! »
  Pharmacists have achieved provider status in Washington State. After the passage of ESSB5557, pharmacists c...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New HCA Policy on Opioids »
The Washington State Health Care Authority Releases New Policy on Opioids .   On October 1, 2017, a new Health...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Speak Now: PQAC Rules Re-Write Begins 9/13/17 »
Now is the time to speak up... The rules regulating pharmacy practice in Washington State are going to be rewritte...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Award Nominations are Being Accepted »
Annual Award Nominations are Being Accepted   The Washington State Pharmacy Association annually honors the ac...

National News
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WSPA's Jenny Arnold quoted in Pharmacy Today »
WSPA's own director of practice development, Jenny Arnold, is quoted in this timely article! We're proud that Jenny repres...
Friday, August 25, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
National Pharmacy Association Recognizes Professor Donald Downing »
National Pharmacy Association Recognizes Professor Donald Downing for Outstanding Service to Pharmacy Education...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transfer of Unfilled or On-hold Prescriptions »
The Commission is aware of questions regarding the transfer between pharmacies of on hold and unfilled prescriptions. WAC...
Monday, April 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kelley Ross Staff is First in Nation to be Credentialed with Commercial Payers. »
Another round of congratulations goes out to Kelley Ross staff for being the first community pharmacists in the nation to&...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Article - WSPA's Programs to Ready Pharmacies for Provider Status »
The Door is Finally Open! We're happy to be re-printing this Washington Pharmacy winter edition article on Provider St...

Federal Legislation
Thursday, October 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Delays Enforcement of Track and Trace »
The FDA announced yesterday that it will delay enforcement of the DSCSA, commonly known as the “Track and Trace” requireme...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act »
This week, the federal provider status legislation, entitled The Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act,...
Monday, November 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Final Rule: Disposal of Pharmaceutical Controlled Substances »
The federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) adopted rules regarding the disposal of pharmaceutical controlled sub...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support HR 4190 Medicare B Provider Status »
Support HR 4190 Pharmacist Provider Status Under Medicare Part B Legislation The Patient Access to Pharmacist's Care Coa...

State Legislation
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Commission Bans Fentanyl Derivatives Not Approved by FDA and Other Synthetic Sustances »
The Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission is adopting a new emergency rule to add fentanyl derivatives not approved by the...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
July Legislative Update and Final Operating Budget »
Click here to read July's Legislative Update   Click here to read about WA State's Final Operating Budget
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ESHB 1427 - safe opioid prescribing rules »
As you know the nation and the State of Washington are gripped with an opioid epidemic. It is perhaps the worst man-made e...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parlette to say farewell to Legislature after 20 years »
Sen. Linda Evans Parlette announced today that she intends to bring her legislative career to a close after 20 years of s...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Washington State Legislative Update »
The Washington State legislature is in session and WSPA is working hard to defend and advance our profession. For the late...

Federal Regulation
Wednesday, May 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘The pharmacist fix’: More information from CMS on interim final rule »
‘The pharmacist fix’: More information from CMS on interim final rule   On May 6, CMS held a short information...

more Calendar

9/22/2017
WSPA Health System Pharmacy Leadership Roundtable

9/27/2017
Webinar: Navigating the Communication Gap: Health Literacy in Pediatrics

10/5/2017
Suicide Awareness and Referral for Pharmacy Professionals

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