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June Legislative Update: Ohio lawsuit against PBM

In March, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that he was filing a lawsuit against PBM OptumRx over the nearly $16 million in alleged overcharges on prescription drugs...


May Legislative Update: CareSource announced its intent to implement a new, integrated approach...

CareSource, a leading nonprofit multi-state health plan serving government sponsored programs, announced its intent to implement a new, integrated approach...


2019 PAC Breakfast Speaker Announced!


April Legislative Update: PBM “spread pricing” in Ohio Medicaid managed care

Early this year, amid growing controversy over rising drug costs and declining pharmacy reimbursements, the state of Ohio officially ended the practice of ...


March Legislative Update: The Fight Isn't Over Yet

The fight to lower drug costs for Ohioans isn’t over yet. OPA is pleased to announce that Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) and Representative Thomas West (D-Canton) have introduced...


Annual Conference & Trade Show - Student Page


February Legislative Update: 132nd General Assembly in Review

Three key pharmacy bills that were in the process of advancing through the legislature at the end of 2018 landed on the desk of Governor John Kasich...


January Legislative Update: Here's where things stand

It was one of the most wild political seasons we’ve been a part of. Overall, OPA specifically was monitoring and working on more than 40 pieces of legislation ...


Epinephrine Accessibility Act passes Ohio legislature and heads to Governor Kasich!


Pharmacist provider status legislation passes Senate and heads to Governor Kasich!


Pharmacist provider status legislation passes Ohio House unanimously!


December Legislative Update: Kevin’s Law Reminder

On December 31, 2013, Kevin Houdeshell began a journey he would never recover from. On his way to work he stopped at his pharmacy


November Legislative Update: Finish our Legislative Priorities

The last 22 months have been a whirlwind of legislative activity, and while we have succeeded in paving the way for a great close to the 132nd General Assembly (which concludes at year’s end), we still have to finish the job on our major legislative priorities.


Pharmacist Legislative Day - December 4, 2018


Bocce with Burke! Join us for a fun evening with Senator Dave Burke!


October Legislative Update: Results of the Ohio Medicaid Prescription Drug Program Audit Presented

In an August presentation to the Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee, Ohio Auditor Dave Yost released the results of his audit of the Ohio Medicaid prescription drug program. To be blunt, the results are jaw-dropping.


September Legislative Update: Continued fighting for substantive reforms to the Ohio Medicaid pharmacy program

While lawmakers are on break, OPA has continued fighting for substantive reforms to the Ohio Medicaid pharmacy program. With the persistent investigative reporting of the Columbus Dispatch...


Ohio Auditor releases stunning Medicaid PBM audit report


August Legislative Update: Recognizing the national attention on Ohio due to OPA’s work to shed light on our dysfunctional prescription drug supply chain

Recognizing the national attention on Ohio due to OPA’s work on our dysfunctional prescription drug supply chain...


July Legislative Update: Ohio House unanimously passes HB 479 to end PBM co-pay clawbacks and “gag orders,”

The Ohio House of Representatives unanimously passed HB 479, legislation prohibiting PBM co-pay clawbacks and “gag orders,” 


New laws and rules impacting consult agreements and emergency dispensing now in effect!


Ohio Research Forum & Innovative Practice Abstract Deadline February 24

Ohio Research Forum/Innovative Practice Abstract Solicitation Information


August Legislative Update: MAC Transparency/PBM Regulation

HB 64/HB 127: MAC Transparency/PBM Regulation


Governor Kasich signs crucial MAC transparency legislation into law!


2015 Drug Info Challenge:


OPA APPE Student Rotation Profiles


Online CE Resource from OPA!


Ohio Pharmacists Foundation Research Grant Program

Guidelines for Potential Applicants


When a Hero Comes Along: Robert E. Lee, Ph.D.

Erica Scheuffele, Pharm.D. Candidate, University of Cincinnati, OPA extern

I would like to take this time to remember a hero who has not only inspired my life, but many other lives as well.


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July 12, 2019

Pharmacist Training Program for Long-Acting Injectables

OPA Office - 2674 Federated Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235

July 18, 2019
11:00AM

Live Webinar: Required OSHA Training for Immunizing Pharmacists

August 20, 2019
11:00AM

Live Webinar: Required OSHA Training for Immunizing Pharmacists

August 21, 2019
7:30AM-5:15PM

APhA's Delivering MTM Services Certificate Training Program for Pharmacists

OPA Office- 2674 Federated Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235

August 27, 2019
7:30AM-5:15PM

APhA's Diabetes Care Certificate Training Program for Pharmacists

OPA Office, 2674 Federated Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235