Payment for Pharmacy Services Forum

Join us for a virtual IPA Member Forum tailored towards all pharmacy professionals who are interested in learning about billing for pharmacist-provided services, as well as what is being done at both the state and national level to create additional opportunities. All ENGAGED Pharmacist, Technician and Student Pharmacist members are invited to join, learn and participate in this event at no charge!

April 20, 2022
12:00–1:30 PM

Schedule subject to change.

Agenda at a Glance – Wednesday, April 20
12:00 PM Opening Remarks & Welcome

Chris Clayton, PharmD, MBA, Director of Pharmacy and Population Health, Buchanan County Health Center, IPA President 

Kate Gainer, PharmD, Executive Vice President & CEO, IPA

12:10 PM Opening Session:
Exploring the National
Landscape of Payment for Pharmacy Services

Michael Murphy, PharmD, Advisor for State Government Affairs, American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

12:35 PM

Working Groups
What are pharmacists billing for at your practice setting?

Group Facilitators:

Natalie Hunter, PharmD, CDE, Regional Director of Pharmacy, UnityPoint Allen Hospital (Invited)

Nic Lehman, PharmD, Assistant Professor, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Austin Oyen, PharmD, Staff Pharmacist, Hy-Vee (Invited)

12:50 PM

Large Group Discussion
Join pharmacy professionals from various practice settings across the state to discuss current billing practices and ways to find new avenues for billing.

Elizabeth Orput, PharmD, Executive Fellow, IPA (Moderator) 

1:00 PM Q&A Panel
How do you carve out your niche?
Stuart "Stu" Beatty, PharmD, Director of Strategy and Practice Transformation, Ohio Pharmacists Association (Invited)

Randy McDonough, PharmD, MS, BCGP, BCPS, FAPhA, Co-Owner of Towncrest Pharmacies, Towncrest Compounding Pharmacy, and Innovative Pharmacy Solutions
1:25 PM Closing Remarks & Further Networking Opportunity Kate Gainer, PharmD, Executive Vice President & CEO, IPA