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Governor Bill Lee Signs Enforceable PBM Reform Bill into Law

Nashville, TN (May 26, 2022) – Governor Bill Lee signed Senate Bill 2458 / House Bill 2661 into law (as Public Chapter 1070). Thanks to Lt. Governor Randy McNally and Speaker Cameron … read more

TPA Announces Dr. Marlin Blane’s Appointment to the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy

Nashville, TN (March 25, 2022) – The Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA), the only professional association representing pharmacists in all practice areas across the state, today announced that member Marlin “Marty” … read more

News You Can Use from the 2022 TPA Winter Meetings

The 2022 TPA Winter Meetings are behind us, and there’s a lot we want to share!  As pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians from across the state joined us for … read more

TPA to Legislators: Enforceable PBM Reform Cannot Wait

Nashville, TN (February 8, 2022) – Pharmacists across the country have long felt the damaging effects of Pharmacy Benefits Managers (PBMs) on their daily practice. In 2021, the Tennessee General … read more

TPA’s Lucy Shell Named Board of Pharmacy Executive Director

Nashville, TN (January 25, 2022) – The Tennessee Board of Pharmacy has announced that Lucy A. Shell, PharmD, will be the next Tennessee Board of Pharmacy Executive Director. Dr. Shell has … read more

Workplace Conditions Push Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians to the Brink

Nashville, TN (December 20, 2021) – Overwhelmed pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have loudly expressed concerns about busy pharmacy practice settings in Tennessee and across the country. This cry for help … read more

Pharmacy Organizations, TPA Cheer Eighth Circuit Decision Supporting State PBM Reform

Nashville, TN (November 19, 2021) – Earlier this week, pharmacy organizations praised a decision by the Eighth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals to back North Dakota’s right to … read more

Tennessee Legislative Special Session on COVID-19 State Regulations

Please note that the following information is only the bill that has been passed by the General Assembly and is NOT YET LAW. Governor Lee has until the end of … read more

Open-Forum Webinars: PBMs and Public Chapter 569

Since the successful passage of Public Chapter 569 and its effective date of July 1, 2021, TPA has heard from many pharmacists and pharmacy technicians about the implementation process, especially regarding … read more

OSHA Update – Live Training Webinar

If you are a pharmacist providing immunizations or CLIA-waived testing services, or a pharmacy technician or other health care professional assisting with these services, you must have live OSHA training on … read more