IACP's 2016 Compounders on Capitol Hill Report
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Posted by: Dagmar Anderson
More than 300 Attendees Convene in Washington, D.C. for the 22nd Annual Compounders on Capitol Hill
Representative Stewart/Cuellar Letter Sent to FDA with 61 Congressional Signatures!
Your efforts have made a huge difference! The Representative Chris Stewart (R-UT) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) letter to FDA regarding the preservation of office use compounding has been sent with 61 CONGRESSIONAL SIGNATURES!
Your work on the Hill at #CCH2016 and via IACP's advocacy campaign helped to make this happen!! Be proud of all you have accomplished. Click here to see the letter and view our IACP Members on the Hill urging their congressional representatives to sign this important letter to FDA.
Click here to view Congressman Stewart's announcement on this bipartisan effort.
Be Social: Tweet your thanks to @RepChrisStewart and @RepCuellar, and your respective reps who signed on the letter.
Congressman Buddy Carter Speaks Up for Patient Access
Please click here to view Congressman Buddy Carter (R-GA) explain why patient access to pharmacy compounding is so important, and how FDA is not following DQSA as Congress intended.
IACP Members Go to the Hill with Three Actionable Asks
This year, IACP went to the Hill with three Asks, each with a Congressional action item. IACP and its legislative team have worked tirelessly for the past year emphasizing FDA should be implementing DQSA according to congressional intent!
Support Pharmacists: Sign the Bipartisan Letter to FDA Led by Representatives Chris Stewart and Henry Cuellar.
Support Letter to Chairman Chaffetz and Ranking Member Cummings to Request House Oversight and Government Reform Hearings on FDA's Implementation of DQSA.
Support Pharmacists: Sign the Senate Letter to FDA Regarding Office-use.
#CCH2016 Hill Day – The Stats
Although all the debriefing documents are being summarized by our Washington D.C. legislative team, the initial reports from CCH are impressive.
•133 attendees representing 36 states participated in our annual Hill Day
•177 face-to-face meetings of which 51 were with the Senator or Congressman
•Attendees met with almost three quarters of the Senate (71 Senate Meetings) and nearly a quarter of the of the US House (106 House Meetings)
Stay tuned for a comprehensive report of action items in an upcoming edition of Capitol Connections.
Haven’t sent in your Hill Day evaluation? Send it here.
Picture Perfect: #CCH2016 Photo Galleries
The success of an event is often told through its pictures! Thank you to Bryan Sparks, CCH’s official photographer, for these beautiful photo galleries. You have permission to download these photos.
COMP PAC Dinner Hosts Congressman Doug Collins and 30 IACP Members
On Monday, June 13th, theIACP COMP PAC Dinner hosted the Honorable Doug Collins, U.S. House of Representatives (R - GA) as the keynote speaker. This exclusive event allowed 30 IACP members to have a candid and direct dialogue with the Congressman to talk about the future of health care and compounding as well as the current regulatory and legislative issues facing compounding pharmacies. (Photo l to r: COMP PAC Chair Shawn Hodges, PharmD, Congressman Collins, Board Chairman Dale Coker, RPh, FIACP)
Thank you for your support!
CCH Press Release: Be Loud and Proud
Tell your community and local media about your 2016 Compounders on Capitol Hill experience in Washington, D.C.!
Click here for a press release you can send to your media, providing final CCH attendance stats and quotes from you and IACP. Please contact Dagmar Anderson with any questions.
Thank you to our Exhibitors and Meeting Sponsors!
Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC); American College of Apothecaries (ACA); AirClean Systems; Analytical Research Laboratories (ARL); Associates of Cape Cod, Inc.; B&B Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; bioMerieux, Inc.; BiosRx, Inc.; Compounders International Analytical Laboratory (CIAL); DoseLogix; Eagle Analytical; Ethipak LLC; EXAKT Technologies, Inc.; Fagron, Inc.; Freedom Pharmaceuticals; Hardy Diagnostics; Health Engineering Systems; Humco Compounding; ICA Health; International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding; International Medical Industries, Inc. (IMI); IsoTech Design; Kunesa LLC; Letco Medical; Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions; LP3 Network; MEDISCA; National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA); Ortho Molecular Products; PCCA; Pharmetric Laboratory; Prudential Cleanroom Services; Q.I. Medical, Inc.; Rxinsider; Spectrum Pharmacy Products; Storey Marketing; Topi-Pump; Torpac Capsules Inc.; Veracorp LC; Willow Birch Pharma; World Wide Medical Distributors, Inc.
We would like to thank the following meeting sponsors for their support of the 22nd Annual Compounders on Capitol Hill: DoseLogix (Conference Pen/Notepad); IACP Foundation (Education Session); Letco Medical (Hotel Room Keys, Welcome Reception, 2 Education Session); MEDISCA (Name Badge Holder); PCCA (Meeting T-shirt, Meeting Tote Bags, Meeting Syllabus, IACP President’s Reception); Topi-Pump (Travel Mugs).
We would like to thank the individual and pharmacy meeting sponsors for their support of the 22nd Annual Compounders on Capitol Hill: Contributor Sponsor: Saad Dinno, CEO, RPh, FIACP, Acton Pharmacy Inc., Acton, Massachusetts; Steve Moore, PharmD, Condo Pharmacy, Plattsburgh, New York; Richard Johnson, RPh, FAARM –PIC, Geneva Woods Compounding Specialists, Casper, Wyoming; Joe Grasela, Owner, University Compounding Pharmacy, San Diego, California; Scott Popyk, RPh, MBA, FIACP, Health Dimensions Inc., Farmington Hills, Michigan.