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Pharmacist Medical Provider Credentialing and Contracting 101

In 2017, Tennessee enacted Public Chapter 82, paving the way for pharmacists to be credentialed and reimbursed as medical providers in commercial health plan medical provider networks. Following on the … read more


COVID-19: Remdesivir Distribution Process, Executive Order Extension, and Pharmacy Guidance

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Governor Lee Issues *NEW* Executive Order To Combat COVID-19

Governor Bill Lee Issues Executive Order #15 in Response to COVID-19 and Repeals Executive Order #14 On March 19, 2020, Governor Bill Lee has issued Executive Order #15. Specific to … read more


Governor Lee Issues Executive Order to Combat COVID-19

On March 12, 2020, Governor Bill Lee declared a state of emergency to facilitate the response to COVID-19 and has issued Executive Order #14. Specific to pharmacy practice, the following … read more


TPA’s 2020 Pharmacy Legislative Priorities

2020 Pharmacy Legislative Priorities Legislation Supported by TPA The bills below are scheduled to be heard as soon as Monday, March 9. TPA urges members to reach out to your legislators and … read more


Finding Hope and Heroes in Tragedy

Fred Rogers (known as “Mr. Rogers” to many of us) is credited with the following quote in response to tragedy: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things … read more


TPA Announces Clinical Pharmacy Pathway Certificate Training Program

The Tennessee Pharmacists Association is excited to announce the release of the Clinical Pharmacy Pathway Certificate Training Program. This two-day, interactive, practice-based program is designed to provide pharmacists with the … read more


Calling ALL Pharmacists and Pharmacy Professionals: Participate in TPA’s Pharmacy Practice Environment Study

As your professional membership organization, the Tennessee Pharmacists Association’s mission is to advance, protect, and promote high-quality, pharmacist-provided patient care in Tennessee. In fulfilling this mission, it is important for … read more


TPA Releases Pharmacist-Provided Hormonal Contraceptive Training Program and Member Resource Page

Earlier this fall, TPA notified members that the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy had revised Rule 1140-15, which authorizes pharmacists to prescribe and dispense hormonal contraceptives in specific circumstances. TPA is … read more


TPA Presents 2019 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