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Sep

2022

AMA, APhA, ASHP, NCPA Statement on State Laws Impacting Patient Access to Medically Necessary Medications

Author: James Keagy

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) are concerned about state laws that limit patients’ access to medically necessary medications and impede physicians and pharmacists from using their professional judgment.

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13

Jul

2022

New Federal Guidance confuses an already complicated landscape for pharmacists

Author: James Keagy

Today, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court recent decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance for pharmacies that sets forth their obligations under federal civil rights laws, conflicting with some state laws, and raises concerns for our nation's pharmacies and pharmacists.

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6

Jul

2022

Breaking: FDA permits pharmacists to prescribe Paxlovid to treat COVID-19

Author: James Keagy

Today, after months of effort by APhA and other stakeholders, FDA has updated the EUA for the COVID-19 oral antiviral, Paxlovid, to permit pharmacists to order and prescribe Paxlovid under certain conditions.

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8

Dec

2021

American Pharmacists Association Announces 2022 APhA Fellows

Author: James Keagy

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the selection of the APhA Fellows as part of the 2022 APhA Awards and Honors Program.

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