New laws of interest to pharmacists

Below are brief descriptions of some of the laws successfully lobbied for on behalf of pharmacy by Executive Director Richard Stevens and passed by the 2017 West Virginia Legislature. House Bill 2518 - Amending the Pharmacy Practice Act, this new legislative rule permits a pharmacist or pharmacy [Read more...]

Update on PBMs

Three pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) control 80 percent of the third party claims processed for prescription drugs nationally.   Employers, insurers, states and federal government agencies and others who pay prescription drug benefits for employees and beneficiaries need to be aware of the PBM [Read more...]

Pharmacy Day at WV Legislature: February 2

All pharmacists are invited to attend Pharmacy Day at the Legislature, Friday, February 2, 2018.  "This annual event affords pharmacists the opportunity to talk with their legislators about issues of importance to their pharmacy and the profession," said Richard Stevens, Executive Director. The [Read more...]