Call for Posters & Award Nominations at 2018 ASCP Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Nominate yourself or someone else for an ASCP award. The awards will be presented at ASCP's 2018 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Also, don't forget to submit to the call for posters. We hope that you will take an active role by presenting your clinical activities during the Robert J. Miller Research & Education Poster Session at the ASCP Annual Meeting & Exhibition.

CMS Medicare Final Rule Update

On Tuesday, April 3rd, CMS released the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Final Rule for Medicare Advantage and the Prescription Drug Benefit Program for Contact Year 2019. After the draft Proposed Rule was released in late 2017, ASCP sent CMS a comment letter focusing on several key areas of the document. We have prepared a summary of our comments and CMS’ responses in the Final Rule. Read all about it here, where you will click on "Comment Letters" and read about it under April 2018.

Worz Named New ASCP Executive Director and CEO

Chad Worz, PharmD, BCGP, president of Medication Managers, LLC, has been named executive director and chief executive officer for ASCP. He will assume his position on April 2, 2018. Read the full press release and read Chad's first blog post.

2018 ASCP Forum

The ASCP Forum is the premier event for senior care pharmacy—attracting everyone from clinical professionals to business owners and executives. The 2018 Forum theme will focus on ADAPTING to health care changes and ACCELERATING our profession.

Senior Care Seminar Series

ASCP’s prestigious Senior Care Seminar Series is a series of advanced clinical webinars on the treatment and monitoring of medication needs in older adults, regardless of practice setting. BCGP recertification credit is offered for all Senior Care Seminar Series webinars.

ASCP’s Senior Care Pharmacist Directory

You can help support safe and effective medication therapy management in the community by getting listed on ASCP’s Senior Care Pharmacist Directory. By listing your contact information, credentials, and skills in ASCP’s Senior Care Pharmacist Directory, consumers can call upon you to help with their medication needs. Learn more here.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Now, more than ever, it is critical for consultant and senior care pharmacists to lead the way toward improving the use of antimicrobial medications in post-acute long-term care, skilled nursing facilities, and community settings. View ASCP's suite of tools designed to help you lead the charge towards implementing a successful antimicrobial stewardship program in your facilities. Learn more.

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