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News: April 2014

TennCare Pharmacy Program Change Effective May 1, 2014

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TSHP Webinar Series Begins Thur. April 24, 3pm CT

The Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) invites you to attend the first in a series of complimentary educational webinars.  Date: April 24, 2014 Time: 3:00 PM Central (4:00 PM Eastern) Title: Basic Biostatistics Review … read more


Monthly Medication Safety Webinar: April 25, 9:00am CT

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has requested that all hospitals in the Partnership for Patients program report on Adverse Drug Events (ADE) in three areas: opioids, anticoagulants, … read more


National Drug Take-Back Day is Sat., April 26

Consumers across the county will have another opportunity to safely and legally dispose of unwanted, unused medications during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) eighth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on … read more


MAC Legislation PASSES UNANIMOUSLY in Full House and Full Senate!

On Monday, April 14, 2014, the full Senate and full House considered and passed SB1991 and HB1554 respectively. Passed with Amendment #015578 without a single vote of opposition – 29-0 in the Senate and … read more


Full House & Senate Vote on MAC Bill Next Week – Contact Legislators Now!

Legislation on PBM Regulation of MACs (SB1991/HB 1554) is expected to be voted on in both the full Senate and full House next week, as are many other bills that … read more


Collaborative Pharmacy Practice Act Passes!

On Wednesday morning, April 9, 2014, the full House of Representatives considered and passed HB2139, the legislation enacting Collaborative Pharmacy Practice, by a vote of 98 ayes and 0 nays. … read more


URGENT: Collaborative Practice Passes Senate! Contact Reps NOW!

SENATE PASSES SB 1992-PHARMACY COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE LEGISLATION On Thursday morning, April 3, 2014, the full Senate considered and passed SB1992, the legislation enacting Collaborative Pharmacy Practice, by a vote of … read more


Sterile Compounding Gap Analysis Released by Tennessee Board of Pharmacy

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URGENT: Contact Senators TODAY; Full Senate Votes Tomorrow!

The full Senate will vote on the Collaborative Pharmacy Practice legislation (Senate Bill 1992) during the session that begins TOMORROW, April 3, at 9:00 a.m. Central. CLICK HERE to find out who your Senator is and … read more