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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...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WSPA Closed for President's Day »
WSPA will be closed in honor of President's Day on February 20th. We will open the following day, February 21st, at 8:00 A...
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....
Friday, December 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Volume 59, No. 4 Washington Pharmacy is here! »
  Volume 59, No. 4 Washington Pharmacy is here! The newest edition of Washington Pharmacy magazine...

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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2/22/2017
Webinar: What's New for the Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy

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

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