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WSPA News
Thursday, February 16, 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...
16 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update for 2/22/2017 »
Legislative Update for 2/22/2017 February 13th was our first Pharmacy Day in Olympia, and it was a huge success with o...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration for NW Pharmacy Convention is Open »
  Early bird pricing and discounted room rates at the resort ends on May 9th. The Northwest Pharmacy...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Suicide Prevention Training Guidelines »
Pharmacists will be required to have training in suicide prevention starting with their renewals after July 1 st , 2017. M...
Thursday, January 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help to Fight the Flu »
According to the Washington State Flu Update, this flu season is on track to be one of our worst compared to recent years....

National News
Wednesday, February 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Josh Akers Recognized by Upsher-Smith and NASPA »
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/upsher-smith-partners-national-alliance-140000184.html   MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Feb....
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Kirk Heinz is featured in America's Pharmacist magazine »
I enjoy supporting my community, and believe if you support them they will support you.” WSPA President, Kirk Hein...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
S.314 - Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act »
Direct Link to S. 314 https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/314   The Pharmacy and Medical...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H.R.592 - Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act »
Here is the direct link to H.R. 592 - https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/592.   The Phar...
Thursday, December 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Josh Akers is Featured on the Cover of Pharmacy Today! »
Click here for the complete story http://pharmacytoday.org/article/S1042-0991(16)31397-4/fulltext

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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3/1/2017
Webinar: Preparing For and Handling an FDA Inspection

3/2/2017
Dinner and ASCP Washington Chapter CE Meeting at Salty's on Alki

3/6/2017
WSPA Legislative Day

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