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News: March 2017

DEA ALERT: Fax-Based Phishing Scam Targets Pharmacies

… Fax-Based Phishing Scam Asks Pharmacies for Licensing Information From the Drug Enforcement Administration: The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has received notification of a fax-based phishing scam. The DEA urges … read more

TPA NEWStream: Member Spotlights, Legislative Advocacy, TennCare, Depression, Vaccines, and More!

View the Tennessee Pharmacist NEWStream emailed to TPA members on March 22, 2017, as well as other recent issues.

Legislative Win Formalizes Pharmacists’ Role as Providers in Medical Networks

‘Pharmacist Credentialing as Providers’ Legislation Passed by House and Senate! The Tennessee Pharmacists Association is excited to announce that HB 0405 was passed unanimously by the Tennessee House of Representatives last night. The Senate companion … read more

Advocay Alert! Act Now!

TPA continues to pursue pharmacy-related legislative priorities at the state level and advocate on behalf of our members, but NOW is the time to contact your legislators! The next few … read more

TennCare – Links Related to Upcoming Changes

… TPA is providing the following links related to upcoming changes in the TennCare program: Important Information Regarding Pharmacy Reimbursement Changes for TennCare Effective April 1, 2017 Changes to TennCare’s … read more

TPA NEWStream: Member Spotlights, TennCare, Rulings, ACA Replacement, Resources, and More!

View the Tennessee Pharmacist NEWStream emailed to TPA members on March 14, 2017, as well as other recent issues.

TennCare Payment Changes: Effective April 1, 2017

On March 2, 2017, TennCare held a stakeholder webinar to discuss plans to roll out its proposal to move pharmacy payments from its current Average Wholesale Price (AWP) plus dispensing … read more

Webinar Opportunity: Collaborative Practice – March 9, 2017

Introduction to the Nuts And Bolts of Collaborative Practice Collaborative pharmacy practice rules went into effect on February 20, 2017. With these rules come new opportunities for pharmacists to work … read more

TPA NEWStream: Legislative Info, Board Rules, Role as Provider, USP, Gallup Poll, and More!

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REMINDER: TennCare Pharmacy Reimbursement Stakeholder Meeting is Tomorrow, March 2

REMINDER: The Bureau of TennCare disseminated the following information to pharmacy owners and managers in mid-February. The Tennessee Pharmacists Association strongly recommends that a representative from each pharmacy participate in … read more