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OPA Executive Director Ernie Boyd joined 610 WTVN-AM's Joel Riley to discuss drug shortages and patient over-reliance on emergency room care. Listen to the interview in its entirety - another great visit with the legendary Joel Riley.
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You can now grab a head of lettuce, a box of granola and your third-grader’s flu shot in one trip. This is the first flu season in which Ohio pharmacists are allowed to administer shots to children as young as 7. The change in the law allows them to give kids all the shots recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And this flu season is going to be the first big test of how popular the option is with parents, many of whom get...
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U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, visited Medi-Wise Pharmacy in Newcomerstown on Wednesday after owner and pharmacist Jeff Neidig invited him to discuss
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A bill sponsored by State Rep. Tim Brown that creates minimum standards for which pharmacy benefit managers must reimburse pharmacies, and will provide some transparency to PBM pricing, has become law.
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Local lawmakers and frustrated patients alike weighed in on the grief these recent changes are expected to cause.
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PBM audits were happening so frequently at the five community pharmacies operated in Ohio by John Coler, BSPharm, that two staff members were assigned the task of digging through them.
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WHY IT MATTERS: Independent pharmacies in rural areas can help provide services to customers that would alleviate the strain on physicians' offices and
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Med sync bill pushed in Ohio
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BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio.--- With the often forgotten and overlooked measles spreading from sea to shini
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OPA would like to thank Governor John Kasich for putting pen to paper on three pharmacy bills last week!

For a complete rundown of the bills and the coming changes for pharmacy in 2015, please check out the link below and share with your pharmacy colleagues.

Thanks to everyone who helped push for these important pieces of legislation that will benefit all Ohioans!
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(614) 389-3236
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(614) 389-4582
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2674 Federated Blvd Columbus, OH 43235
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Introduction
The Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) is here to help you through the exciting and challenging times facing pharmacists. We are taking a leadership role in many critical areas, including health care reform, new technician regulations, and payment for pharmacists services.
 
OPA members get critical information quickly, giving you the chance to impact pharmacy issues as diverse as medication therapy management and proper payment under Medicaid.
 
The Mission of the Ohio Pharmacists Association is to unite the profession of pharmacy, and encourage interprofessional relations while promoting public health through education, discussion and legislation.