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Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Committees Pass TPA-Supported Medicaid Reform, E-Prescribing, Network Termination Bills »
Critical Medicaid reform legislation is one step closer to reality as HB 3388 by Rep. J.D. Sheffield was unanimously pas...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TPA Testifies in Support of Collaborative Practice Legislation »
TPA Member Keri Krupp and CEO Debbie Garza testified Wednesday evening for HB 4297 by Rep. John Raney before the H...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TPA Opposes Physician Dispensing Bill in House Committee »
Although much of the Texas Pharmacy Association's advocacy efforts are focused on passing pro-pharmacy legislation, TPA is...
Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Committees Advance Pharmacy Legislation »
A variety of important bills affecting pharmacy have been voted out of committee and are one step closer to becoming law....
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Pharmacists Lobby on Capitol Hill During NCPA Fly-In »
Members of the Texas Pharmacy Association and TPA affiliate Alliance of Independent Pharmacists of Texas, as well as the T...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TPA Visits Capitol to Advocate for Pharmacy »
On Tuesday, Texas Pharmacy Association Board Member Nathan Pope visited the State Capitol with Stephanie Chiarello, TPA's...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Subcommittee Considers Immunization Expansion »
The Texas House Subcommittee on Health Professions heard testimony April 4 regarding House Bill 3458 by Rep. Harol...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Supports Medicaid Managed Care Reform »
Late in the evening on April 3, the Texas House Public Health Committee heard testimony on House Bill 3388 by Rep. J.D....
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TPA Members Fight for PBM Reform »
A number of Texas Pharmacy Association pharmacists testified March 2 at the State Capitol in support of TPA members' top p...
Monday, April 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 TPF Scholarship Applications Now Open »
The Texas Pharmacy Foundation annually awards various scholarships to eligible students in Texas pharmacy schools. Applica...
Friday, March 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take Action: House Committees to Hear Important PBM and Medicaid Bills Next Week »
This is no April Fool’s Joke: next week is poised to be another good week for pharmacy in Texas! The House Committee on In...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate HHS Committee Considers Collaborative Practice Legislation »
Texas Pharmacy Association Member Erin Graves and CEO Debbie Garza appeared before the Texas Senate Health and Human Servi...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TPA Members Support PBM, Pay Parity Bills »
Late Tuesday afternoon, March 26, TPA Board Member and H-E-B Pharmacist Jay Bueche testified before the Texas House Commit...
Monday, March 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Members Represent Texas at APhA and House of Delegates »
Texas was well represented at this year’s American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting in Seattle, March 22–25....
Saturday, March 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TPA Participates in Spring 2019 NASPA Meeting »
Texas Pharmacy Association CEO Debbie Garza, R.Ph. attended the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) 2...
Friday, March 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take Action: House Committee to Hear Payment Parity and PBM Bills on Tuesday »
The Texas House Committee on Insurance is scheduled to take up HB 3441 , sponsored by Committee Chair Eddie Lucio III, on...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Meets with Vendor Drug Program Regarding Proposed Legislation »
The Texas Pharmacy Association participated in a stakeholders' meeting Thursday with the Texas Medicaid Vendor Drug Progra...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Hearings Address Pharmacy Bills »
Things at the State Capitol are moving at an incredibly fast pace,as expected at this time during the legislative session....
Monday, March 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open Call for Education Programs/Presentations »
As the Texas Pharmacy Association prepares its educational sessions for this year’s Conference & Expo and other events...
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schwertner Files Payment Parity Bill in Senate »
The only pharmacist in the Texas Legislature, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown), filed SB 2284 last week to incr...
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate HHS Chair Files Priority Pharmacy Legislation »
Senator Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham), chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, filed legislation March 8...
Thursday, March 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Committees Discuss Pharmacy Legislation »
This week at the Texas Capitol, legislative committees began holding hearings on bills affecting pharmacy. The Senate Heal...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas House Members File Important Medicaid Pharmacy Bills »
  Texas pharmacy supports legislation filed Wednesday by Rep. J.D. Sheffield (R-Gatesville) and Rep. Richard Peña...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lucio Files Payment Parity Legislation »
After working closely with his constituent and TPA Vice President Michael Muñiz, Rep. Eddie Lucio III (D-Brownsville), cha...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
White Coats Swarm Texas Capitol to Fight for Pharmacy »
Nearly 600 pharmacy professionals gathered in Austin on February 26 for the biggest, most memorable, and highly energ...
Monday, February 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chairman Calls Meeting of Pharmacy and PBMs »
Chairman Lucio III (left) welcomes his constituent and personal pharmacist, TPA Vice President Michael Muñiz.  ...
Monday, February 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zaffirini Files Collaborative Practice Bill »
On Monday, State Senator Judith Zaffirini (D-21) filed SB 1056 , " relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to...
Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Bills Filed in Texas Legislature »
The Texas Pharmacy Association is excited to report that yesterday Senator Borris Miles (D-Houston) filed Senate Bill 835...
Saturday, February 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Garza Participates in UIW Phi Lambda Sigma Induction »
Texas Pharmacy Association CEO Debbie Garza was privileged to participate last Saturday in the Phi Lambda Sigma induction...
Friday, February 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PRN Visits University of Houston Pharmacy Students »
Eden Males, director of TPA’s Professional Recovery Network (PRN), spoke to students at the University of Houston College...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TPA Publishes 2019 Advocacy Toolkit »
Are you eager to advocate for your profession, but not sure where to begin or what to expect? The Texas Pharmacy Associati...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Groups Hold Legislative Staff Briefing »
Texas pharmacy came together February 6 for a Pharmacy 101 briefing for legislative staff members. All eight Texas Pharmac...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Represents at State of Reform Conference »
Pharmacy was included in the dialogue this week at what has been called Texas’s “most important health policy conference o...
Friday, February 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TPA Staff Member Goes Behind the Counter »
Stephanie Chiarello, TPA’s division director, public affairs, visited an H-E-B Pharmacy on February 1 to see retail pharma...
Friday, February 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Donation Expands TPA Pharmacy Museum »
Pharmacies weren’t always the domain of electronic prescriptions and PBM contracts. A century ago, local pharmacies dispen...

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