The fifth annual MPA Pharmacy Law and Policy Symposium will be held Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Lansing Community College, West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing, MI 48917.
The fifth annual MPA Pharmacy Law and Policy Symposium will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2017, at Lansing Community College, West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing, MI 48917. This event occurs every year in April and the 2016 event attracted a record attendance of 175 pharmacy professionals!
The MPA Pharmacy Law and Policy Symposium is intended to provide pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists with information on important legislative and regulatory changes that impact their profession.
Registration is not yet available.
(Once capacity has been reached, onsite registrations will not be accepted)
This event was designed specifically for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists.
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed rulemaking specific to healthcare and retail pharmaceutical waste that may result in significant changes in how unwanted pharmaceuticals are handled nationally; identify the EPA proposed rulemaking to prohibit the sewering of any hazardous waste pharmaceuticals from any healthcare or retailer; discuss the EPA proposed rulemaking that requires that Michigan abandon its universal waste management standards for pharmaceutical waste; discus the EPA proposed rulemaking that encourages all pharmaceuticals be managed under new standards and sent for hazardous waste incineration/destruction; explain the obstacles for implementation of the Healthy Michigan Plan and CMS waiver; identify the top priorities and policy changes for the Medicaid program in 2016-17; and describe the changes to Medicaid HMO contracts related to pharmacy pricing and formulary effective for 2016.
For further information, please contact Jennifer Crawford, education planning assistant, at (517) 377-0225 or Jennifer@MichiganPharmacists.org.