Archive December 2023

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The 2024 General Assembly Convenes on Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Kentucky lawmakers return to Frankfort on Tuesday, January 2, for the 2024 General Assembly.  Known as a “long session,” lawmakers are charged with passing a two-year state budget in addition to any other legislation they wish to take up.

KPhA Chair Misty Stutz presented the 2024 legislative priorities unanimously approved by KPhA's Government Affairs Committee, followed by confirmation from the House of Delegates in November.

Legislative Priorities from the Government Affairs Committee:

1.      Comprehensive PBM Reform

2.      Immunization up to age 3

3.      Payment Parity in KY Medicaid



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Kentucky Pharmacy Day at the Capitol We need ALL Voices for the Profession to Thrive

Save the Date! KPhA is excited to host KY Pharmacy Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, February 22. Please join pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians in face-to-face grassroots advocacy.



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USP 800 Sets New “National Professional Standard"

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) revealed that more than 8 million U.S. healthcare workers are exposed to hazardous drugs each year and that more than 12 billion doses of hazardous drugs are handled by U.S. providers each year, with pharmacists and pharmacy technicians at the top of the list. 



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