Navigating State Boards of Pharmacy: Insights and Strategies for Pharmacies and Pharmacists — Part 1: Common Actions Taken by Boards of Pharmacy
Boards of Pharmacy have the power to revoke or suspend a pharmacist’s license, impose fines, or take other disciplinary action if they violate state laws or regulations. By maintaining a positive relationship with their respective Boards of Pharmacy, pharmacy professionals can stay up to date on changes in regulations, receive guidance on complex issues, and ensure that they are delivering safe and effective care to their patients.
In the first of his 3-part webinar series “Navigating Boards of Pharmacy: Insights and Strategies for Pharmacies and Pharmacists,” Frier Levitt life sciences and pharmacy law attorney Lucas W. Morgan provides valuable insights into the common types of Board of Pharmacy actions taken against pharmacies and pharmacists, including the most common reasons for these actions and how to prevent them. During this session, Lucas covers a range of topics, including:
- The relationships between state Boards of Pharmacy, pharmacies and pharmacists, and other third parties, e.g., payors, PBMs, federal government, CMS
- The role of state Boards of Pharmacy in patient safety
- Common actions taken by state Boards of Pharmacy
- Some of the most typical oversights and mistakes by pharmacies that lead to disciplinary action
- Specific examples of types of disciplinary actions from different states
Whether you are a pharmacy owner, pharmacist, or pharmacy technician, this webinar series is specifically designed to enhance your knowledge of Board of Pharmacy actions, as well as the steps you can take to prevent and navigate them.