As always, the American Society for Pharmacy Law (“ASPL”) gathered pharmacy attorneys and pharmacists for an excellent three-day conference focusing on pharmacy legal issues. Some of the highlights of the conference:

Regulatory updates: Despite various state and federal attempts to lower drug prices, they continue to grow mostly due to high deductible plans, cost-sharing, increased

Our hearts go to all affected by wildfires raging through California. Thousands are evacuated and in need of medical care and access to medications. While we acknowledge our first responders, we must also show appreciation to our pharmacists responding to the disaster. They are working tirelessly at the front lines helping vulnerable patients, providing medications,

         A survey conducted by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) revealed that almost all independent pharmacies experience significant increase in drug acquisition cost while reimbursements are not simultaneously adjusted to reflect the increase. Often, reimbursements are adjusted but with remarkable delays. When pharmacies appeal these MAC reimbursements and delays in adjusting generic pricing, the appeals

Please join me for a live webinar, “Opioids and Other Controlled Substances: Minimizing the Risks in Prescribing, Dispensing and Administering” scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT.

I will be speaking on new regulations and practices pertaining to TeleHealth and e-prescribing. My co-speakers include: Kerry B. Harvey, Member at Dickinson Wright; Lindsay P. Holmes

I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “Opioids and Other Controlled Substances: Minimizing the Risks in Prescribing, Dispensing and Administering” scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT.

Because of your affiliation with my firm, you are eligible to attend this program at half off. As

I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “Prescription Audits: When the DEA or AG Come Knocking” scheduled for Wednesday, August 22, 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and state attorneys general (AGs) are increasing scrutiny on medical providers at all levels who are involved in

I will be discussing hot topics in controlled substances prescribing, administering, and dispensing at the next ABA Health Law conference on June 8th in Chicago. A DEA’s special agent in charge will join me and will describe new trends in DEA’s audits, registration, and explain some red flags that can put you on the DEA’s