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WSPA News
Thursday, January 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winter 2020 Washington Pharmacy Magazine is Here! »
The Fall edition of Washington Pharmacy magazine is available for all members here: https://www.wsparx.org/page/Magazine
Thursday, January 16, 2020
2019 WA State Pharmacy Salary Survey Results »
The  2019 WA State Pharmacy Salary Survey  Results are in! As anticipated, the rebound in the economy is refle...
Friday, January 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HPV Vaccination-Updated Recommendations »
HPV Vaccination-Updated Recommendations The Peer to Peer Education Committee of the Washington State HPV Task Force i...
Thursday, January 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Incorrect Buprenorphine Prior Authorization Requirement »
December 24, 2019   HCA ALERT – Incorrect Buprenorphine Prior Authorization Requirement   Ov...
Thursday, October 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board of Directors Propose Bylaws Amendments »
The WSPA Board of Directors conducted a periodic review the bylaws of the organization and are proposing the following ame...

National News
Wednesday, October 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PTCB Launches Certificate Programs for Pharmacy Technicians »
As pharmacy technicians assume more expanded roles in pharmacy, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), the na...
Monday, September 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USP Postpones <797>, <795>, and <825> »
  On September 23, 2019, USP notified stakeholders that it is postponing the effective dates of published revisi...
Friday, August 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bartell Drugs Wins Medication Safety Award »
  Alliance for Patient Medication Safety (APMS) is proud to announce Bartell Drugs Corporate Quality Committe...
Thursday, June 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WSPA Joining "Fix DIR Day" for Lower Drug Costs »
WSPA Joining "Fix DIR Day" for Lower Drug Costs Renton, WA (June 26, 2019) — The Washington State Pharmacy Asso...
Thursday, June 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FIX PHARMACY DIR FEES NOW! »
FIX PHARMACY DIR FEES NOW! Ensure Senator Cantwell and Senator Murray Hear Us Loud and Clear The Senate adj...

Federal Legislation
Thursday, January 3, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Physician Signature Required on Prescriptions for Medical Equipment »
From: Washington Apple Health    Effective January 1, 2019, the Health Care Authority (HCA) will alig...
Friday, November 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Prescriber’s Guide to the New Medicare Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies for 2019 »
Please click here to read the New Medicare Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies for 2019 PDF.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Statement on House “Gag Clause” Legislation ​ »
NCPA Statement on House “Gag Clause” Legislation   ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 20, 2018) — The National Co...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fight for Pharmacy! Participate in our Virtual NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill »
Fight for Pharmacy! Participate in our Virtual NACDS RxIMPACT...
Thursday, January 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Senators Back Proposed Treatment of Pharmacy DIR Fees »
U.S. Senators Back Proposed Treatment of Pharmacy DIR Fees    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 25, 2018)  – In...

State Legislation
Wednesday, August 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NALOXONE STANDING ORDER ANNOUNCEMENT FROM WA DOH »
NALOXONE STANDING ORDER ANNOUNCEMENT FROM WA DOH The Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission (Commission) has been workin...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Washington State Immunization Summit on October 8, 2019 »
Washington State Immunization Summit WithinReach, with support from the Washington State Department of Health, is excit...
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PQAC accepting applications to fill two pharmacists and one public member vacancies »
The Department of Health, Health Systems Quality Assurance, is accepting applications to fill two pharmacists and one publ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Weekly Legislative Call Has Been Cancelled »
Dear Commissioners and Public ,   In an effort to best utilize everyone’s time, we are cancelling the Pharm...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stakeholder Review of Draft Rule Rewrite Chapters »
The Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission (Commission) invites you to review and comment on draft rules developed in colla...

Federal Regulation
Thursday, December 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCA Requests Guidance Regarding CMS Contraceptive Codes »
Effective for claims with dates of service on and after January 1, 2019 , the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Servic...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA in Part D Rule Comments: End Retroactive Pharmacy DIR Fees »
  ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 17, 2018) – In comments submitted in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicai...
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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