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SB 141, Pharmacist Consult Bill has been referred to the Senate State Government…

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SB 141, Pharmacist Consult Bill has been referred to the Senate State Government Committee and scheduled for a sponsor hearing tomorrow!

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Pharmacist Consult Legislation Introduced in Ohio Senate SB 141 PHARMACIST A…

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Pharmacist Consult Legislation Introduced in Ohio Senate

SB 141
PHARMACIST AGREEMENTS (Burke, D., Manning, G.) To revise the laws governing pharmacist consult agreements and the laws governing the circumstances under which a pharmacist may dispense or sell a drug without a prescription.

COHCA has been actively involved with this legislation and supports its passage.

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NPs and Pharmacists collaborating in new Nurse-led clinic New Nurse-led Clinic…

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NPs and Pharmacists collaborating in new Nurse-led clinic

New Nurse-led Clinic Opens in Minnesota
A new nurse-led clinic was recently launched by the University of Minnesota. The opening of the clinic was made possible by a recent change in Minnesota state law that now allows advanced practice registered nurses to practice independently. The clinic is one of approximately 250 clinics in the country that operate without a physician’s oversight and will offer primary care services provided by family nurse ...

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We recently learned that you might not be seeing all of our posts in your News F…

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We recently learned that you might not be seeing all of our posts in your News Feed. Facebook wants Page Admins (such as COHCA) to pay a fee to “boost” our content. We’d rather not spend members’ money in that way. So to see all of our posts, select “Get Notifications” from the drop-down menu under the “Liked” button. That way, you’ll get notifications whenever we post important information.

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FDA Guidance Documents Change Compounding Landscape By Lee H. Rosebush, Cory J…

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FDA Guidance Documents Change Compounding Landscape

By Lee H. Rosebush, Cory J. Fox, Nita Garg and Dena Kessler of Baker Hostetler March 6, 2015

Almost a year and a half after adoption of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) in November 2013, which revised federal oversight of drug compounding, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to roll out guidance documents detailing its view on assorted issues concerning implementation of the statute. The FDA’s most recent offering ...

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Ohio Senate referrals to committee: HB 39 INHALER USE (Duffey, M., DeVitis, T…

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Ohio Senate referrals to committee:

HB 39
INHALER USE (Duffey, M., DeVitis, T.) To permit schools and camps to procure and use a metered dose inhaler or dry powdered inhaler used to alleviate asthmatic symptoms in accordance with prescribed policies and to exempt them from licensing requirements related to the possession of these inhalers.

HB 40
MEDICAL BOARD (Gonzales, A., Dever, J.) To authorize the State Medical Board to impose fines rather than licensing ...

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Referred to Committee today in the Ohio House of Representatives Health & Aging…

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Referred to Committee today in the Ohio House of Representatives

Health & Aging
HB 124
STD PRESCRIPTIONS (Johnson, T., Huffman, S.) Regarding the authority to prescribe without examination a drug for a sexual partner of a patient diagnosed with chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

Insurance
HB 127
PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS (Brown, T., Cera, J.) To regulate pharmacy benefit managers.

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Introduced today at the statehouse…. HB124 VENEREAL DISEASES-PRESCRIPTION AUT…

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Introduced today at the statehouse….

HB124 VENEREAL DISEASES-PRESCRIPTION AUTHORITY (Johnson, T) Regarding the authority to prescribe without examination a drug for a sexual partner of a patient diagnosed with chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

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Information about the new SmartRx program, which provides education about safely…

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Information about the new SmartRx program, which provides education about safely prescribing controlled drugs.


New push for doctors to accept responsibility for state’s pain pill problem
www.dispatch.com
He thought he was doing everything right, but it turned out Dr. Robert Turner was wrong. He was so wrong, in fact, that the State Medical Board suspended the Columbus orthopedist’s medical license for six months in 2013 for, among ...

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Legislation introduced today…. HB127 PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS (Rep. Tim…

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Legislation introduced today….

HB127 PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS
(Rep. Tim Brown, Rep. Jack Cera)
To regulate pharmacy benefit managers.

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