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IACP Capitol Connections, August 16, 2016
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August 16, 2016

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Capitol Connections is a biweekly newsletter for IACP Members Only.

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IN THIS ISSUE

 

DOJ Charges 8 Fla. Residents in Multimillion-dollar Fraud Scheme

 

IACP Signs onto Joint Letter to Congress on Biologics & Biosimilars

 

Successful IACP 2016 Summer CAMP Now in Session!

 

Get Involved: Send in Your Board of Directors Nomination by September 9th!

 

Exclusive to Members Only: Compounders Stateside Updates

 

IACP in the News

 

IACP Members: We Need Your Help to Keep the Momentum Going in D.C.!

 

IACP Fellowship: Get the Recognition YOU Deserve!

 

Take Advantage of an IACP Discount: 2016 USP Compounding Compendium

 

IACP Member News

Corporate Partner Spotlight: Total Pharmacy Supply

 

Act Now! The Compound Conference Advanced Registration Discount Ends September 15th!


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IACP Reiterates Prescription Billing Accountability Statement as DOJ Charges 8 Fla. Residents in Multimillion-dollar Fraud Scheme

From a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement -"Eight Florida residents were charged in an indictment that was unsealed today for their alleged participation in a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme involving prescription compounding pharmacies located in the Tampa Bay, Florida, area and in Miami.

 

Click here to read more including IACP’s Prescription Billing Accountability Statement.


IACP Signs onto Joint Letter to Congress on Biologics & Biosimilars

Currently, there is a bill in the Senate (SB 2700) called the “FDA and NIH Workforce Authorities Modernization Act” which would, among other things, exempt certain biologics and biosimilars from requiring to adhere to U.S. Pharmacopeial Standards. The letter was led by USP and signed on by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, APhA, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, ASHP, the Biosimilars Council, NASPA, NCPA, NCPDP and IACP. Click here to read the letter.


Successful IACP 2016 Summer CAMP Now in Session!

It’s not too late to keep the D.C. momentum rolling by hosting a Summer CAMP (“Congressman at My Pharmacy”) event at your pharmacy during the summer Congressional Recess! Providing your Representative and Senator with an opportunity to meet your patients and their constituents increases the likelihood they will want to spend time learning about compounding, your business, and the effects of the Drug Quality & Security Act. Click here to read about your colleagues’ successful CAMP visits, and to access your own CAMP Packet!


Get Involved: Send in Your Board of Directors Nomination by September 9th!

Call for Nominations for the IACP Board of Directors closes on September 9, 2016. Click here for more information and to access a nomination form.


Exclusive to Members Only: Compounders Stateside Updates

New Compounders Stateside Comprehensive Bill and Regulation updates have been posted for you on IACP’s website! Click here.


IACP in the News

P&T Community: Compounding Pharmacists Unhappy With New FDA Guidance Documents

 

Bloomberg BNA: Compounders Get Guidance on Fixing Insanitary Conditions

 

Psychiatry Advisor: Concerns of Fraud as Spending on Compounded Drugs Skyrockets


IACP Members: We Need Your Help to Keep the Momentum Going in D.C.!

IACP is making real progress through our DQSA Coalition and your efforts in educating your respective congressional representatives. We have a lot more before us! Help us maintain the momentum by contributing to IACP’s One Fund. Your support enables us to serve you on the Hill! Click here to contribute! Who else has contributed?


IACP Fellowship: Get the Recognition YOU Deserve!

IACP’s Fellowship Program offers pharmacists the opportunity to be recognized by their colleagues and to be distinguished in their communities as specialists in the art and skill of pharmacy compounding. Considering IACP Fellowship? Click here for more information, or contact Jennifer Petska at Jennifer@iacprx.org.

 


Take Advantage of an IACP Discount: 2016 USP Compounding Compendium

 

Purchase the 2016 USP Compounding Compendium which includes General Chapter <800> at an IACP Member price of $150, a $25 savings! Please click here for more information or to purchase. USP Chapter <800> will become official on July 1, 2018.


IACP Member News

Congrats to IACP Member Prakesh Suthar, RPh, Kare Pharmacy in Danville, Va., on the new facility! Read more here.

Corporate Partner Spotlight: Total Pharmacy Supply

We’ve always been a trusted partner for your pharmacy supply needs. In order to better fulfill our mission of being your TOTAL pharmacy supply source, we’ve added an ever-expanding line of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.

Total Pharmacy Supply specializes in serving compounding pharmacies, and we are proud to be a supporting partner of IACP. Click here to read more!


Act Now! Advanced Registration Discount Ends September 15th!

The Compound Conference is the only conference annually partnering with a state pharmacy association, bringing together the leaders in the pharmacy compounding profession. For more information, please click here.



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