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Michigan law requires an annual inventory of controlled substances to be completed no more than 30 days prior to May 1 and no later than 60 days after May 1. Your copy must be submitted to the state between April 1 and June 30. Complete this important task by using the Controlled Substance Inventory List available from Pharmacy Services Inc. Contact MPA Administrative Assistant Sebastiana Harrell ...

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In the past month, three Medicaid policies pertaining to pharmacy practice have been finalized: MSA 15-08: Expansion of Coverage for Pharmacy Administered Vaccines: This policy expands coverage of vaccines for Medicaid pharmacy beneficiaries ages 19 and older to include any vaccine that is indicated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Pra...

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The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Office of Regulatory Reinvention has announced that a hearing on the much anticipated administrative rules set for pharmacy technicians has been scheduled for Thursday, July 23, 2015, at 9:45 a.m. The hearing will be held at the G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium, 525 W. Ottawa St., in Lansing. The hearing announcement is avail...

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by Eric Roath, Pharm.D., MPA director of professional practice With June 30, 2015, right around the corner, there are still many uncertainties regarding the ramifications of the upcoming implementation process for pharmacy technician licensure. In a recent statement, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) acknowledged having already received a “high volume of pha...

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Reprinted and edited with permission from NHIA, May 26, 2015 The Medicare Home Infusion Site of Care Act of 2015 (Senate Bill 275 and House Resolution 605), introduced by Sens. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) and Congressmen Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Pat Tiberi (R-OH), ensures that Medicare beneficiaries can receive infusion treatments in the home. Infusion therapy is fully covered by M...

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