Friday, December 7, 2018

Pharmacist accuses Wal-Mart of disability discrimination

West Virginia Record-8 hours ago
HUNTINGTON — A pharmacist is suing Wal-Mart, alleging failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. Chanda Adrins filed a complaint in U.S

Brazil: New Pharmacist's Guidelines For Advertisement In Brazil

Mondaq News Alerts-14 hours ago
Among the requirements of the new resolution, pharmacists appearing in advertising promotions must be properly identified, the content of the advertisement .

Consumers Still Prefer Independent Pharmacies, CR's Ratings Show hours ago
That's according to Consumer Reports' most recent ratings of walk-in pharmaciesbased on survey responses from more than 78,000 CR members. Independent .

Amazon aims to overhaul pharmacy benefits with latest health care hire

BenefitsPro-4 hours ago
Watch out, world: 2019 is going to be a big year for pharmacy benefits. The all-but-done Aetna/CVS merger is already making waves with a new, more 

Fred's pharmacy closures include some in Mid-South hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn — Fred's Incorporated announced they are closing pharmacies in more than 100 stores, which includes some in Memphis, Mississippi and ...

WC Board Posts Formulary Rules Notice

WorkCompCentral-7 hours ago
Indiana is the 15th state to adopt a drug formulary for workers' compensation payers. ... The board noted that all compounded drugs will be N drugs as of Jan. 1

Medisca Texas Facility Receives Perfect Score in 2018 FDA GMP Inspection

Medisca Texas Facility Receives Perfect Score in 2018 FDA GMP Inspection: IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 7, 2018--Today MEDISCA, the industry leader for providing high quality compounding solutions and services to pharmacists worldwide, announced that its Irving, Texas repackaging and distribution center received zero observations during its November 2018 current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) inspection. The completion of this successful 10-day audit demonstrates the global company’s commitment to quality, safety, and patient care.

Rule Change Would Require PBMs to Pass Along Rebates

WorkCompCentral-22 hours ago
The proposed amendments also add language to further regulate prices for compounded drugs and repackaged drugs. The board said in a notice posted ...

Plea deadline in fraud case set for 2020

Citizentribune-13 hours ago
This prosecution involved billing insurance companies for extremely expensive compounded drugs that the recipients believed would be free, according to court ...

Should You Build a 503B Compounding Pharmacy?

Pharmacy Practice News-7 hours ago
Ernest R. Anderson Jr., RPh, MS, the author of "Leadership in Action," talks with Matthew Brown, PharmD, MLSASCP, the pharmacy manager of 
11 hours ago - HFAP, America's original healthcare accreditation program founded in 1945, is launching a Compounding Pharmacy Certification program, enabling ...
15 hours ago - ASCO submitted comments to the United States Pharmacopeia Convention (USP) concerning a proposed chapter on pharmaceutical compounding. The society's comments urge USP to make clarifications to the proposal's language and har

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Kansas Board of Pharmacy December 2018 Newsletter

Idaho Board of Pharmacy December 2018 Newsletter

Oklahoma Board of Pharmacy Job Announcement and Description for Executive Director

November 2, 2018

Please click on the links below for information regarding the official opening of the Executive Director position with the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy.  The position is officially open as of November 2, 2018 and applications must be received in the Pharmacy Board office no later than 3:00 p.m. CST January 31, 2019.

Minnesota Board of Pharmacy Meeting Minutes from October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018

Minnesota Board of Pharmacy Disciplinary Action in 2018

Arizona Board of Pharmacy Agenda for Meeting on December 5-6, 2018

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 08:30
PDF icon Agenda

Georgia Board of Pharmacy Meeting Scheduled for December 12, 2018

Georgia Board of Pharmacy Meeting

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:00am

Georgia Board of Pharmacy Minutes for Meeting in October and November 2018

Georgia Board of Pharmacy Notices of Public Hearing Regarding: Definitions, Absence of Pharmacist, Central Filling Regulations, and Additional Compounds under Schedule V

Notices of Public Hearing Regarding: Definitions, Absence of Pharmacist, Central Filling Regulations, and Additional Compounds under Schedule V

November 7, 2018
The Georgia Board of Pharmacy shall hold a public hearing on the following proposed rules and amendments at its meeting on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.

Florida Board of Pharmacy Annual Report & Long-Range Plan Released for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

Annual Report & Long-Range Plan Released for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

Posted on November 1, 2018
The Annual Report & Long-Range Plan for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year is now available to view online. Continue reading 

Florida Board of Pharmacy Meetings and Agenda for December 2018

December 11, 2018
Tripartite Committee Meeting 
Meeting Location:
Orlando Marriott Lake Mary
1501 International Parkway
Lake Mary, Florida 32746

(407) 995-7016

December 11, 2018
FAR Notice (PDF) | Agenda (PDF)

Rules Committee

FAR Notice
 (PDF) | Agenda (PDF)

December 11 - December 12, 2018Board MeetingFAR Notice (PDF) | Agenda (PDF) | Public Book (PDF)

Oregon Board of Pharmacy Agenda for Meeting on December 12-13, 2018

State of Washington Pharmacy Commission Meetings Scheduled for December 2018

December 13, 2018
Highline Community College
2400 S. 240 St., Bldg. 2
Des Moines, WA | Directions
Rule rewrite 
December 14, 2018
Highline Community College
2400 S. 240 St.
Mt. Constance, Bldg. 8
Des Moines, WA | Directions
Business meeting

South Carolina Board of Pharmacy Minutes from Meeting on October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018

South Carolina Board of Pharmacy Agenda for Meeting on December 5, 2018

Workplace Conditions Meeting Agenda - December 5, 2018

North Carolina Board of Pharmacy Minutes From Meeting October 2018

Iowa Board of Pharmacy Board Actions November 2018

Innovations--Newsletter of National Association of Board of Pharmacies--November/December 2018

$1.43 Billion in Sales A nticipated for Diplomat Pharmacy Inc (DPLO ...

BharataPress-19 hours ago
Diplomat Pharmacy reported sales of $1.16 billion in the same quarter last year, which would ... Read More: What is Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)?

Opt-out Texas sees dip in employers offering comp coverage: Report

Business Insurance-4 hours ago
... a pharmacy formulary, electronic billing, and Medicare-based fee schedules to ... eliminate barriers for telemedicine and increase scrutiny for compound drugs 

6 NECC Workers Had Role In Drug Fraud, Feds Say In Closing

Law360-8 minutes ago
"Don't compound that tragedy by scapegoating an innocent man. ... given that the agency has struggled to regulate compounding pharmacies like NECC and to 

Concerns Surround Quality Of Drug To Be Used In Execution Of ...

Texas Public Radio-5 hours ago
Compounded drugs have a really high failure rate." he said. "If you have a poorly compounded drugs used in an execution, it could lead to a botched resolved, ...
11/28/2018Barox Co., Ltd.Center for Drug Evaluation and ResearchCGMP/Finished Pharmaceuticals/AdulteratedNot Issued *
11/08/2018Guardian Pet ProductsCenter for Veterinary MedicineLabeling/Unapproved New Animal Drug/AdulteratedNot Issued *
10/30/2018American Botanical PharmacySan Francisco District OfficeUnapproved New Drugs/Misbranded

Monday, December 3, 2018

All patients to have their prescriptions processed electronically under ...

The Pharmaceutical Journal-14 hours ago
Patients are now able to have their prescriptions processed electronically by any pharmacy in England under the latest extension to the electronic prescription ...

Ashland pharmacist fined, sentenced to prison

Huntington Herald Dispatch-21 minutes ago
CHARLESTON - A pharmacist and pharmacy owner in Ashland who pleaded guilty to a misbranding conspiracy has been sentenced to federal prison time and ..

Former Walmart Pharmacist Says Race Played Role In Firing

Law360-5 hours ago
McAllister said she was fired from her Fort Worth-area store for allowing a pharmacy technician to contact a doctor regarding a question about a prescription, but ...

Amazon Is Trying To Shoulder Its Way Into The Pharmacy Business ...

Kaiser Health News-15 hours ago
Earlier this year, PillPack sought a pharmacy license in New Mexico, but an initial attempt was denied on Nov. 2 due to incomplete information, according to 

Daily Market News

Trending News Today: State Licensing a Challenge for Amazon's ...

Specialty Pharmacy Times-14 hours ago
Amazon's ongoing push to enter the pharmacy market may be inhibited by the stringent requirements associated with obtaining the various US state licenses

Pharmacy director being investigated for embezzling millions

WOWT-5 hours ago
(WOWT) - An Omaha pharmacy director allegedly embezzled millions of dollars from the hospital where she worked, and now the Nebraska Attorney General is ...

Fla. Judge Suggests Trimming Kickback Suit Against Pharmacy

Law360-4 hours ago
Law360 (December 3, 2018, 8:16 PM EST) -- A Florida magistrate judge on Friday recommended trimming a False Claims Act suit accusing a compounding ...

Texas Partnered With Problematic Pharmacy For Its Execution Drug

Texas Standard-8 hours ago
Since the manufacturer won't let it be used for executions, the state has to get it from compounding pharmacies. While Texas has tried to keep those pharmacies 

'We don't do it': As protesters gather, Texas pharmacy owner denies ... hours ago
But even as the sign-carrying crowd gathered outside, the owner of Greenpark Compounding Pharmacy & Gifts emerged to clear the air and refute allegations