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ASCP's 2018 Annual Meeting & Exhibition Registration Now Open

Calling all heroes! ASCP opened registration yesterday for the eagerly anticipated 2018 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. ASCP’s 49th Annual Meeting will take place November 1-4, 2018 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The meeting theme is “Senior Care Pharmacists: Health Care Heroes.”

New! Geriatrics 101 Now Available

Over 10 hours of online CPE covering the foundational knowledge needed to appropriately assess and monitor medication therapy in older adults. Topics include: Biology of Aging, Socioeconomics of Aging, Geriatric Syndromes and Special Problems, Evaluating the CYP2D6 Polymorphisms and Drug Interactions, Communicating With Older Adults and Motivational Interviewing, and more. Learn more today.

Senior Care Pharmacist Directory

The ASCP Foundation's new online Senior Care Pharmacist Directory allows older adults, caregivers, and health care service providers to search by state for a senior care pharmacist. YOU can help support safe and effective medication therapy management in the community. Click here to search for a senior care pharmacist in your area to help manage your medications. Click here if you're a pharmacist who wants to add your name to the directory.

$9/month BCGP Recertification

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. BCGP webinars are $9 per month for ASCP Members.

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.

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