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APA offers members a variety of personal and professional benefits to enhance your practice and your life. APA works hard to make sure its members have the best benefits available today.

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ADT for Business and Home
Help protect your home and business with ADT Security Service. Solutions tailored to small businesses. Local service and support. 24-hour monitoring. Click here for special offer for APA members. Call the APA office for special promotional code.

APA Career Center – Let APA help you find the best employee or your dream job.
The Career Center makes it easy to explore new employment opportunities or navigate through job candidates to find the industry’s best.

Bell Media - APA’s Digital Pharmacy Network allows you to engage your customers with relevant health and wellness programming, promote your high-value products & services, reduce perceived wait time and improve the overall pharmacy experience.  Visit www.gobellmedia.com to get started today!

C-ADER – Confidential Compounding Adverse Drug Events Reporting Program – Track adverse drug events associated with compounded prescriptions and share within the compounding community. To sign up your pharmacy for C-ADER or to learn more about Patient Safety Organizations and the Alliance for Patient Medication Safety visit www.medicationsafety.org. Members of APA receive a ten percent discount when ordering. Call the APA office for the discount code.

Gone For Good Document Destruction
Owned and operated by the United Cerebral  Palsy of Greater Birmingham. Providing the most secure shredding in the industry while creating jobs for adults with severe disabilities.
Call  205-943-5240.   www.ucpgoneforgood.com

HIPAA Regulations – PRS Pharmacy Services - HIPAATrack
The simplest, most cost effective, total solution to comply with the 2013 HIPAA changes and “final” HIPAA rules.
Member discount available. Call PRS Pharmacy Services 800-338-3688.

Infinitrak -  Save time and money complying with the DSCSA regulations.  Infinitrak is the most cost-effective solution to track and trace requirements that puts you in the driver's seat, controlling your information, ensuring your compliance, and freeing you up to spend time on your customers.  APA members receive a discount on software available.  Visit Infinitrak's website to sign up today.  http://infinitrak.us

I.D. Checking Guide
This guide enables you to make accurate, on-the-spot verification of driver’s licenses and ID cards-your best protection against ID fraud.  APA members will receive a 20% discount on the products available. Call the APA office for discount code. http://www.idcheckingguide.com/

iMedicare
Internet platform where pharmacies and seniors can compare and enroll in Medicare plans.  APA members receive 20% discount.

Law Services – Roger Bates, J.D.
Well versed in the Alabama Practice Act and procedures of the State Board of Pharmacy, Mr. Bates is able to offer a critical service to our members when they need it the most – in the protection of their license. APA members receive a 30% discount on legal services. Contact Mr. Bates at 205-502-0105 or rbates@handarendall.com

PAAS National: Pharmacy Audit Assistance Service 

Providing the resources and tools to practice community pharmacy with clean claims.  1-888-870-7227.  www.paasnational.com

PMG - APA is proud to partner with PMG (Pharmacy Marketing Group) in bringing valuable services to pharmacists and pharmacies. PMG is a private, for-profit corporation jointly owned by many of the state pharmacy associations and Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company. PMG coordinates the marketing of select products and services to the pharmacy community. 

Pharmacists Mutual Companies - Liability, Workers Compensation, Personal and Life Insurance
Committed to the pharmacy profession, Pharmacists Mutual works closely with state and national pharmacy associations. Pharmacists Mutual can provide up to a 30% discount to APA members on disability insurance and offers a complete range of professional and personal insurance products and services. North Alabama members call Coverage Advisor Sandra Laubenthal at 800-247-5930, Ext. 7249. Central and South Alabama members call Field Representative Chuck Neyland at 800-247-5930, Ext. 7123. Click here for a listing of all products and services offered by Pharmacists Mutual.

PocketRx
Give your customers the ability to refill their prescriptions directly from their smartphone. Application icon is branded with your logo. Discount for APA members.  http://pocket-rx.com/alabamapage.html

PQC – Pharmacy Quality Commitment – Are you in compliance?
PQC is a continuous quality improvement (CQI) program that enables you to comply with Medicare Part D requirements, provider network requests and mandates for CQI programs under state law. To learn more about how you can protect yourself and your patients visit www.pqc.net. Members of APA receive a ten percent discount when ordering. Call the APA office for the discount code.

PTCB – Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
Interested in working more effectively with pharmacists to offer greater patient care and service? Pharmacy technicians certified by PTCB report higher earnings and more promotion opportunities than non-certified technicians. Take the next big step in your career. Find out what it takes to get certified today. Visit www.ptcb.org.

Relief Pharmacist Listing
APA maintains a growing list of pharmacists that are willing to work on a relief basis.  Call the APA office if you are interested in being included on the list or are in need of a relief pharmacist.

RX Patrol®  - RX Pattern Analysis Tracking Robberies & Other Losses
The resource is free for your pharmacy to use to make sure you and your employees are safe.  www.rxpatrol.com

Sharps Compliance – Promoting Pharmacists as Medication Experts from Dispensing to Disposal
You can offer your customers a way to dispose of unused medication and sharps products from home. Drive customers into your stores by giving them a system they can use to properly dispose of medications and medical waste. APA members will receive a discount on all products ordered. For more information, to order products or to view the store displays click here.

TonerRx - Save up to 70% on your printer toner and ink!  Saving an average pharmacy over $10,000 per year.  Best Guarantee in the market.  TonerRx will repair or replace your printer if problem caused by our products.  Go to www.TonerRx.com today to start saving!

Union Springs Healthcare - USH offer a unique business proposition to you based on a line of all-natural yet clinical validated dietary supplements exclusive to independent pharmacies through USH’s program called Companion Care Counseling (CCC).  Visit www.ushcare.com to check out the latest products for your pharmacy and your patients!

VUCA Health / MedsOnCue - The majority of patients will discard patient information leaflets after leaving the pharmacy, leaving them wondering where to turn when they have questions regarding their prescription medication. MedsOnCue addresses this problem by providing on-demand prescription medication counseling that answers questions such as correct dosage and side effects.  Patients can quickly and conveniently access thousands of medication-specific videos in the MedsOnCue library by clicking on a link in an email or text message, or by scanning a QR code printed on prescription labels and patient information sheets.  Check out www.vucahealth.com to join a rising number of pharmacies that get this new way of communicating to and with patients!

Check out this video to see what MedsOnCue is about and how your pharmacy needs to sign up TODAY!

http://www.medsoncue.com/f/cllo/ljivvu3329AFfhctXsfe2/en?s=play

 

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AAA Alabama
Offering peace of mind on and off the road with Roadside Assistance, AAA Battery Service, AAA Approved Auto Repair, Identity Theft Monitoring, travel discounts, and more.  Call the APA office to request an application for membership and receive special discounted rates.

Car Rental Discounts – Hertz, Budget and AVIS Rental Cars
Through your APA membership you can take advantage of car rental discounts during family vacations or family emergencies. You can visit the Hertz (www.hertz.com), Budget (www.budget.com) or AVIS (www.avis.com) website. Call the APA office at 334-271-4222 for member rental discount codes.

Choice Hotels
Enjoy up to a 10% discount at over 5,000 participating properties around the world. Choice Hotels offer free Internet, breakfast, parking, newspaper, pool and exercise room.
Call the APA office for discount code. www.choicehotels.com

Dell Computers Members of APA now can receive special pricing on Dell PCs. The Dell member benefits include the best price guarantee on consumer PCs from Dell, exclusive member offers, savings up to an additional 10% on select electronics and accessories, and free shipping on select systems. Look for specials announced each month for APA members. To view the monthly special click here. Call the APA office for the member discount code.

GoodShop.com
Up to 30% of your online purchases will benefit the Alabama Pharmacy Association Research and Education Foundation or the Scholarship Foundation of the Alabama Pharmacy Association at no cost to you. To get started visit the GoodShop portal at  www.goodshop.com.

Orlando Employee Discount                                                                                                                           Save up to 35% on your Orlando Vacation! Orlando Employee Discounts offers Exclusive Pricing on Hotels & Vacation Homes in or nearby Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando! We are also the Largest Wholesaler of Tickets for Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, Sea Word, and ALL Orlando Area Theme Parks and Attractions! Just Click Here in order to access your discounts!

 

Renaissance/Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Enjoy a 10% discount off of the Rate of the Day at the following (8) Alabama Renaissance/Marriott properties: Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa, Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa, Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa, Grand Hotel Marriott Golf Club & Spa, The Legends at Capitol Hill Marriott Prattville, Auburn Marriott Grand National & Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa.  Reservations must be made in advance via internet. Call the APA office for discount code. www.pchresports.com

SoFi
You could save thousands on your pharmacy school loans!  Pharmacists average $21k in savings with SoFi!  .125% rate discount when you ReFi though SoFi.  Go out to www.SoFi.com/APARX today to start saving thousands!

TicketsAtWork – Discount tickets to theme parks, Broadway shows, movie tickets, resorts and much more. Call the APA office for the member code to help you save money on your next getaway. www.ticketsatwork.com

Wyndham Hotels
Enjoy a 15% discount off of the Rate of the Day. Over 7,000 hotels worldwide. Reservations must be made in advance via internet or phone. Call the APA office for discount code. www.wyndham.com

For additional products and services offered to APA members click here.

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APA Insurance Program

As an active pharmacist member of APA you are eligible to receive insurance for both you and your employees. APA offers a variety of insurance including health, dental, vision and life. The insurance is administered through the APA office to better meet the needs of our members.

For rate information or to print enrollment forms click here.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Health and Dental – Excellent Coverage at Affordable Rates

BCBS Wrap Plan Document
Health and Dental Application
Expanded Psychiatric Services Available through BCBS Insurance Coverage
Expanded Psychiatric Service Providers
Changes in Dependent Coverage Regarding Healthcare Reform
24 Hour Nurse Hotline
Tips to Fight the Rising Cost of Healthcare

Avesis Vision – This program has been designed to provide you and your covered family members with quality, professional vision care, all at a tremendous savings to you.
Application and Benefit Summary

Southland Dental – APA offers a supplemental dental coverage for members that may have their health insurance through another carrier but need dental insurance to complete their coverage.
Application and Benefit Summary

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Dependent Coverage

Effective June 1, 2010, BCBS is extending dependent benefits on your underwritten health and dental plan to dependents up to age 26 provided the employee provides over one-half support for such dependents. All other eligibility requirements for dependents under your plan remain the same.

Effective June 1, 2010, your eligible dependents are:

  • Your spouse
  • Your children, married or single, up to age 26
  • An incapacitated child who is not able to support himself and who depends on you for support

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Peer Portal – Pharmacy provider e-prescribing experience reporting.
To help make the needed changes in e-prescribing
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PQC – Member discount now available.
APA Members receive a 10% discount.
Call the APA office for the discount code.
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