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Maine Pharmacy Association

Celebrating 150 Years – Registration

Friday, October 13th to Sunday, October 15th Holiday Inn By the Bay Maine Pharmacy Association and the Maine Society of Health System Pharmacists  Come join your MPA and MESHP colleagues for an exciting weekend of education and festivities to celebrate the 150th anniversary of MPA, the first state pharmacy association.  The event is sponsored by both organizations […]

DHHS shared guidance documents for e-prescribing and opioid dispensing

DHHS shared guidance documents for e-prescribing and opioid dispensing.  Notably, “A pharmacist is NOT required to verify that a practitioner has a waiver of the requirement to electronically prescribe…” To review the official documents, please click on the links below. Electronic-Prescribing-Clarifications Opioid Dispensing Clarification    

E-Prescribing Grace Period Notice and Chapter 488 User Guide

The deadline for mandatory e-prescribing of opioids was rapidly approaching on July 1st. However, the State sent the following communication announcing a 31 day grace period for enforcement of the penalties for violating the e-prescribing provision.  This is good news and will give prescribers and dispensers a little more time to prepare. DHHS provided material on other provisions in Chapter […]

2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble

Join us for our 2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble ! Where: Val Halla Country Club When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 Shotgun start 1pm Includes 18 holes of golf on a championship course, golf cart, BBQ dinner at Rachel’s on the Green! Cost: Single Golfer: $110.00 Foursome: $400.00 Dinner Only: $35.00 Corporate or personal hole sponsorship: $75 […]

Pharmacists from across Maine convene in Augusta to advocate for profession and patients

Pharmacists and pharmacy students from across the state convened in Augusta on May 30th to advocate for LD 572.   Update: Senate passes LD 572; now on to the House!  LD 572 specifies in statute that the “Practice of Pharmacy” is “the provision of health care services” and that “Pharmacists” are “providers of health care services”. […]

ALL pharmacy professionals, including retail, hospital, and education, are encouraged to join. With increased membership, we will have a stronger voice in protecting your profession and be more effective at enhancing education opportunities.

The Benefits of Membership

Advocacy on Legislation effecting the profession

MPA will continue to advocate for Provider Status both locally and nationally.  Provider Status does not change the scope of practice but will allow for compensation for the service of a pharmacist as a healthcare provider.

Your voice in Pharmacy

MPA is a recognized and respected voice for pharmacy. Input is sought from membership, and action is taken to enhance and protect your profession.

Professional Development Opportunities

MPA coordinates events which include live ACPE approved CE credits. Significant discounts are given to members to these events.

Communication of Pharmacy News

Email updates on issues affecting all aspects of pharmacy. Membership provides access to members only areas of MPARX.com

Pride in your Profession

Annually, the association recognizes individuals for their contributions to pharmacy through national awards at our Fall Convention.

Support Future Pharmacist

Members come together at the Annual Golf tournament to support our Student Scholarship program. This past year, $4000.00 in scholarships was awarded to Maine Pharmacy Students.

 Join today!

The levels for a full year of membership are as follows:

Pharmacists: $100.00

Retired Pharmacists: $50.00

Technicians: $25.00

Pharmacy Students: $10.00 *You can join the Maine Pharmacy Association through your APhA-ASP chapter at school. See your faculty advisor for details!

First Year Pharmacists: Free*  Send email to mparxinfo@gmail.com to activate free membership.


Memberships



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