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Friday, March 31, 2017
Contribute to WSPA Legal Fund »
  To help support legal efforts by the association on behalf of our members, please consider donating to WSPA Le...
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS, WSPA, NCPA Sue Washington State to Stop Unlawful Medicaid Rule That Threatens Patient Care »
NACDS, WSPA, NCPA Sue Washington State to Stop Unlawful Medicaid Rule That Threatens Patient Care Please click here...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
We Have Medical Provider Billing CE and Resources! »
Read-Set-Bill! Pharmacists in all practice settings are eligible to bill for patient services as medical claims. In 2...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Vol. 60, No. 2 Washington Pharmacy is Here! »
The Volume 60, Number 2 edition of the Washington Pharmacy magazine is now posted to our WSPA mobile app!   Cli...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Small Pharmacy Reimbursement Appeals Training »
Hello – The OIC will be conducting training about their new unit and function to review Small Pharmacy Reimbursement Appea...

National News
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...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacist as Providers: Medical Billing »
Pharmacist as Providers: Medical Billing   With the passage of WA SB 5557, pharmacists in Washington have a...
Friday, October 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Majority of U.S. House Supports Value of Pharmacists to Patients »
CONTACT: David Shaman P: 202.223.7183  WASHINGTON, DC – APhA is thrilled to announce tha...
Thursday, December 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Influenza Update »
WSPA staff participated in the CDC media update for influenza this morning. H3N2 is the primary circulating influenza stra...

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
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WSPA Legislative Update for 2/7/2017 »
Please click here for the newest legislative update.
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...
Tuesday, September 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PQAC Draft Sterile Compounding Rules Comment Due 9/30 »
The Pharmacy Commission (PQAC) is requesting comment on the second draft of the Sterile Compounding Rules by September 3...
Friday, July 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATE: ESSB 5857 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Regulation »
After a long hard fight, we have lost ESSB 5857, Pharmacy Benefit Manager Regulation. Thank you to those who responde...

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...

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