Ongoing developments in Congress and federal agencies impact a pharmacist’s practice. This activity will provide an update on current federal legislative and regulatory activities pertaining to pharmacy. Topics include an update on the provider status initiative, PBM transparency and other legislation affecting the profession. Regulatory updates on the Drug Quality and Security Act implementation, the Medicare Part D program, FDA initiatives and efforts to address the opioid issue will also be provided.
Upon successful completion of this application-based activity, pharmacists, should be able to:
1. Identify new federal legislative activity that will affect the practice of pharmacy.
2. Describe new federal regulations and activities that will affect the practice of pharmacy.
3. List new additions to the CMS Medicare Part D Call Letter of primary importance to pharmacists.
4. Discuss the current congressional composition of both the House and Senate.
Initial Release Date: 05/23/2018
Expiration Date: 05/23/2021
CEI is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Participate in the webinar using a reliable high speed internet connection, and then logon to the CEI website to complete the exam* and evaluation located in your online portfolio. Once successfully completed, click on Submit CPE. You can access your CPE statement of credit at www.MyCPEMonitor. net. Participants will view the presentation on their screen while listening to audio through computer speakers; telephone access also available if needed.
*CEI provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. If there are two failed attempts, the participant will not receive CPE credit.
Financial Support: There was no financial support provided for this activity.
Activity Fee: This activity is available at no cost for preceptors and students from participating schools. An activity fee of $20 will be assessed for all others to determine successful completion and submission of credit information to CPE Monitor.