Archive April 2021

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Senator Grassley Reintroduces Provider Status Bill

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has introduced bipartisan legislation to provide coverage under the Medicare program of pharmacist services in medically underserved areas. If passed, pharmacists would be able to perform and bill for patient services within their state’s scope of practice in health-professional shortage areas.

Health and Human Services Budgets Released

Both the House, Senate, and Governor’s proposed Health and Human Services (HHS) budgets have been released. The House HHS budget subcommittee met Thursday to discuss their version. The Senate version has advanced out of committee.

2021 IPA Board of Trustees Election Results

Congratulations to the newly elected members of the IPA Board of Trustees!

IPA Bill Passes House

Two major pharmacy bills got one step closer to being enacted into law this week. IPA’s bill (SF 296/HF 794) passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday.  

Congratulations to Selected 2021 Bill Burke Participants

Congratulations to the 2021 participants of the Bill Burke Student Pharmacist Leadership Conference. 



Iowa MPJE Study Guide

Studying for the Iowa MPJE or know someone who is? Download IPA's Iowa MPJE Study Guide - updated for 2020!