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2016 Pharmacy Legislative Day

Wednesday, April 6, 2016!

The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association will be hosting its annual Legislative Day in Harrisburg on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The theme for the day is - "NOW is the time... ~ For PBM Oversight, ~ For Advancing the Role of Pharmacists' in Healthcare, ~ For Protecting Patient Care! Attend and you will be able meet and talk with Pennsylvania’s Representatives and Senators about the issues that affect you as a pharmacist, pharmacy technician and/or student pharmacist and that will impact the patients you serve!

Pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists are all encouraged to attend and schedule appointments with their Representatives and Senators. PPA will provide background information and talking points on our issues, directions, Capitol maps and much more. It is extremely important that you make an effort to attend! 

Schedule for the Day/Other Information

  • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians!
  • Student Pharmacists!

Legislative Appointments

View the full list of legislative appointments that have been scheduled or have been requested here! Check and see if an appointment is already being made with your Senator and/or Representative so that we can fill you in. Check back often as this list will be updated frequently.

 

If you have already made an appointment(s) - please let us know!

 

Issues (Links to Additional Information)

  • Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) Registration and Maximum Allowable Cost (MAC) Transparency
  • Fair Pharmacy Audits
  • Ask your Representative and Senator to join the Pennsylvania Community Pharmacy Caucus! View more information on the caucus here - including a list of legislators who have already joined. If your legislator(s) has joined the caucus - please be sure to thank them. If not - ask them to join!

Preparing for Legislative Day Webinar

View the webinar below to help you prepare for PPA's Legislative Day!

 

Packets of Information

Attendees will receive one attendee packet upon arrival which will include information that you will need to know about the issues of the day, including bill numbers, sponsors and  legislator committee assignments. The packets also will contain meeting feedback reporting sheets. Please complete a report on each of your legislative visits.

You also will receive a legislator leave-behind packet for each meeting you attend. We will have one leave behind packet for each legislator. If you are going to a meeting as part of a group – please designate one person to be in charge of getting the leave behind from the registration desk. The legislator packet will contain Issue Briefs and other information. The packet is to be left behind for each legislator after your meeting.


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