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Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
KOMO News Radio Interviews WSPA's Jeff Rochon »
Yesterday (1/25/18), KOMO News Radio's Carleen Johnson interviewed WSPA's Jeff Rochon on why pharmacy lines are so long.&n...
Monday, January 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congratulations, Michael Kopcho on the Richard S. Berman Award! »
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists 2017 Richard S. Berman Award Recipient is WSPA friend and colleague, Michael Ko...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beloved WSPA Member, Jon Sonoda Has Passed Away »
Jon Sonoda suddenly passed away on December 23, 2017. Jon was an brilliant, hard-working and innovative pharmacist that c...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winter Edition of Washington Pharmacy Magazine is Here! »
Lots of great content this issue, including October's Awards of Distinction winners, photos and an in-depth look at the fa...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
See individual pictures of 2017's Award Winners! »
This year's Award of Distinction Winners were a great group! We congratulate them heartily and thank them for outstanding...

National News
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Responds to Administration’s Budget Proposal »
NCPA Responds to Administration’s Budget Proposal   ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 13, 2018) – National Commu...
Friday, February 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Survey: Pharmacy DIR Fees Plague Both Community Pharmacies and Their Patients »
  ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 9, 2018) – According to a survey from the National Community Pharmacists Association,...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration emergency schedules all illicit fentanyls »
  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration this week placed all illicit f...
Monday, February 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Members List Top 2018 Policy Priorities »
For the second year in a row , retroactive pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration fees rank as the top legislative a...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Agency’s DIR Fees Proposal Attracts Substantial Congressional Support »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 16, 2018) – A bipartisan group of 80 U.S. Representatives has endorsed a proposal that could apply p...

Federal Legislation
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...
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
Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
February 16, 2018 legislative bill review cancelled »
The Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission has cancelled the February 16, 2018 legislative bill review webinar/co...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Participating in the Prescription Monitoring transaction (via HIE) »
For parties interested in, or participating in, using the Prescription Monitoring transaction (via HIE) for meeting Washin...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your February Update from Olympia »
Plenty to be accomplished during this short 2018 legislative session. Here is your update from Olympia. (see the attachmen...
Thursday, February 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PQAC legislative bill review webinar/conference »
WSPA encourages all of our members to attend the PQAC webinar tomorrow at noon to learn about important changes to the ins...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support WA Secure Drug Take-Back Act (SHB 1047) and share this video »
WA Secure Drug Take-Back Act (SHB 1047)  This video describes the drug manufacturers’ MED-Project program that is...

Federal Regulation
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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