MPARX

Maine Pharmacy Association

Maine Pharmacy Association Advocates for Provider Status/HR 4190

One of the most important legislative initiatives for the profession of pharmacy began in March of this year when HR 4190 was introduced in the US Congress.  HR 4190 would amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to include pharmacists as providers thereby enabling patient access to, and payment for pharmacy services under the […]

MPA 2014 Scholarship Golf Tournament

  The MPA 2014 Scholarship Golf Scramble was a huge success!  Players and sponsors helped us to raise over $1,500 for pharmacy student scholarships!  Many thanks to our corporate and personal sponsors: Amerisource Bergen, Hannaford, HD Smith, Delta Dental, Rite Aid, BroadReach Public Relations, HM Payson, University of New England College of Pharmacy, Husson University […]

Fall 2014 Convention, Trade Show & Awards Banquet

September 5th – 7th Hollywood Casino Bangor, Maine Come join your colleagues in Bangor for a weekend filled with a wide variety of CE programming, professional networking, and celebration of our profession. All programming is completely ACPE-accredited through the University of New England. Exhibitors:  Please click here for exhibitor information. PROGRAMMING DAY 1:  Saturday:  September […]

Report on Pharmacists’ Expanded Roles

Avalere Health has released a new report, “Exploring Pharmacists’ Role in a Changing Healthcare Environment. The report looks at the body of research and other evidence of pharmacists’ services that improve patient health and reduce healthcare costs. This document is significant as the analysis was done by an impartial organization who took an objective look […]

Maine Board of Pharmacy Votes Unanimously to Refer Charge Against Canadadrugcenter.com to AG’s Office and Send a Letter of Cease and Desist

Soon after Maine’s drug importation law took effect last fall, Canadadrugcenter.com advertised international prescription services in the Portland Press Herald and Kennebec Journal (web-link to advertisement). Upon investigating this company, it was discovered that Canadadrugcenter.com is not a licensed pharmacy and does not dispense prescriptions to Canadians.  Furthermore, Canadadrugcenter.com is on the NABP list of ‘Not Recommended Sites’ because “these […]

About MPARX

We are the first professional state pharmacy association in the country. The Maine Pharmacy Association has been serving the interests of Maine pharmacy since 1867.

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    The Maine Pharmacy Association has been serving the interests of Maine pharmacy since 1867. We are the first professional state pharmacy association in the country.

    Pharmacists join the MPA realizing that they can accomplish more for their profession through an association than as individuals. Rules, regulations, legislative issues and the practice of pharmacy are changing on a daily basis. The MPA will help make this evolution a rewarding experience for the individual pharmacist, pharmacy or technician.

    The Maine Pharmacy Association offers strength and professionalism through association. We invite you to join with your professional colleagues to enhance the progress of pharmacy in Maine.

    ” Every man owes a part of his time and money to the business or industry in which he is engaged. No man has a moral right to withhold his support from an organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere.”

    -Theodore Roosevelt

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