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Breaking News
Monday, June 10, 2019
Governor Signs CBD Legislation »
BREAKING NEWS: Hemp Ag Bill and Rescheduling of CBD from Hemp has been signed by Governor Ivey...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
APAREF Announces Competitive Grant Program »
We're thrilled to announce that the Alabama Pharmacy Association Research and Education Foundation (APAREF) is offering a...

Legislative Updates
Tuesday, June 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
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APA Press Release
Tuesday, September 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Ivey Proclaims Pharmacist Month and Pharmacy Technician Day in Alabama »
Governor Ivey Proclaims October as Alabama Pharmacists Month and Tuesday, October 15, 2019 as Alabama Pharmacy Technician...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Ivey Signs Two Bills that Impact Pharmacy »
Governor Kay Ivey Signs Two Bills that Impact Pharmacy August 14, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RE...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Louise Jones of Montgomery Installed as National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations President »
April 3, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama Pharmacy Association (APA) annou...
Thursday, November 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
APA and Lee County DA Work Together to Place Drug Take-Back Kiosks in Community Pharmacies »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2018 Montgomery, Ala. – Each April and October, the U.S. Drug Enforcem...
Thursday, October 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Ivey Proclaims Alabama Pharmacists Month and Pharmacy Technician Day »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2018   MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On October 3, 2018, Alabama Governor Kay I...

Pharmacy News
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Urges Medical Professionals to Rapidly Recognize and Report AFM Cases »
Intense effort underway to understand and prevent this serious neurologic syndrome As the late summer/early fall “s...
Thursday, June 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LARC Reimbursement to Hospitals »
Effective for dates of service June 3, 2019, and thereafter, the Alabama Medicaid Agency (Medicaid) will reimburse the cos...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Trump Admin Recommendations Would Allow Pharmacists to be Paid Directly for Services »
APhA Applauds New Trump Administration Recommendations that Would Allow Pharmacists to Be Paid Directly for Services (APhA...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA launches global operation to crack down on websites selling illegal drugs; including opioids »
Illegally marketed opioids and drugs claiming to treat cancer and HIV are among the products targeted, along with the webs...
Friday, August 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Small Doses »
APA members are kept aware of the latest in pharmacy news through our bi-weekly e-newsletter, Small Doses . Newsletters a...

AL Board of Pharmacy Updates
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CE Requirements and Audits »
During the June 2019 Board of Pharmacy meeting, CE audits and fines were discussed. 680-X-2-.36 (8) has conflicting v...
Friday, July 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ALBOP Clarification on Partial Fills of CIIs and Transfers »
ALBOP Clarification on Partial Fills of CIIs and Transfers The Alabama Board of Pharmacy has provided clarification ab...

Alabama Medicaid ALERT
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Cumulative Daily MME Limit - MME Decrease »
Effective December 2, 2019, the Alabama Medicaid Agency will implement hard edits on cumulative daily MME claims exceeding...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
6/25/19 - Opioid Cumulative Daily Morphine Milligram Equivalents (MME) Limit – MME Decrease »
Effective August 1, 2019, the Alabama Medicaid Agency will implement hard edits on cumulative daily MME claims exceedi...
Monday, October 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Alert: Short Acting Opioid Naïve Limits »
Effective November 1, 2018, the Alabama Medicaid Agency will begin implementing limits on short - acting op...

APA Event News
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
April Regional Meetings Coming to Anniston and Cullman »
Coming Soon to a Town Near You! APA to Hold Regional Meetings Throughout the Year - Beginning in April 2018&nbs...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Make Plans to Join APA for Mardi Gras in June! »
Make Plans to Join APA for We couldn't be so close to the home of America's original Mardi Gras without cel...

APA Monthly Reminders
Tuesday, February 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
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DEA News
Monday, November 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA issues warning over counterfeit prescription pills from Mexico »
WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing American...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA announces additional regulatory steps to address opioid epidemic »
WASHINGTON –  The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced proposed regulations to improve DEA’s ability to o...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Federal Register Notice - Interim Rule Placement of two drugs into Schedule IV »
Federal Register Notices Placement of Brexanolone in Schedule IV ACTION: Interim final rule, with reque...
Monday, May 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA's 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day has highest-ever partner participation »
April's Take Back Day sets all-time records for law enforcement partners and collection sites WASHINGTON - With enthus...
Thursday, November 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA achieves significant milestone during 16th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day »
Americans across the country dropped off unused pills reaching a program total of nearly 11 million pounds WASHING...

Pharmacy Technician News
Wednesday, November 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Updates to the PTCB CPhT Program in 2020 »
Two important changes to the PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Program go into effect on January 1, 2020. The ...

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