Monday, October 20, 2014, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Austin Convention Center
Location: 18AB, Level 4
Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 (0.15 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-14-226-L03-P and ACPE #: 207-000-14-226-L03-T
A high-level briefing with a twist. CMS, DEA, Tricare, Congress and the White House—This session will deliver everything you need to know about NCPA's meetings and briefings with the major players and how government legislation and regulation will affect your business this year with a look down the road to focus on 2015 and beyond. The twist—an opportunity to hear a briefing from the top GPOs on their forecast and the issues that they are dealing with for their customers—you.
Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives:
Summarize key legislation and regulation important to the independent pharmacy Long Term Care (LTC) operators.
Discuss the legislative and regulatory perspectives of the major LTC GPOs.
Describe developing legislation for 2015 and beyond that may affect the LTC market for the independent practitioner.
Speaker: Susan Rhodus, RPh, Vice President, Contract Administration, GeriMed, Louisville, Kentucky; James Vasquenza, Vice President, Preferred Provider Network, Innovatix, New York, New York; Craig Douglas, Senior Vice President Long Term Care, Managed Health Care Associates, Inc., Florham Park, New Jersey; Ronna Hauser, Vice President, Pharmacy Affairs, NCPA, Alexandria, Virginia; Carolyn Ha, Senior Director, Professional Affairs, NCPA, Alexandria, Virginia
Activity Type: Application-based
Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians