Pharmacies to comply with new OCR rule

Pharmacies are impacted by a new Office of Civil Rights rule relating to nondiscrimination regulations.  The new rule is part of the Affordable Care Act. Taking effective July 18 the OCR rule requires health care entities receiving federal funds, such as Medicaid, Medicare and CHIP, to engage in [Read more...]

Naloxone Dispensing and Counseling

Sought and supported by West Virginia Pharmacists Association the 2016 West Virginia Legislature passed, and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin signed, Senate Bill 431 authorizing pharmacists and pharmacy interns to dispense an opioid antagonist without a prescription. Provisions of the new law were [Read more...]