Payment for Pharmacy Services Forum

IPA’s Payment for Pharmacy Services Forum is tailored towards all pharmacy professionals that are interested in learning about billing for pharmacist-provided services today, and what is being done to create additional opportunities. This forum will combine expertise and perspectives from national pharmacy associations, Iowa pharmacists, and Iowa payers.

All ENGAGED Pharmacist members, Pharmacy Technician members, and Student Pharmacist members are welcome to attend and participate in problem-solving, idea sharing, and unique networking opportunities!

April 14, 2021
9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Schedule subject to change.

Agenda at a Glance – Wednesday, April 14

9:00 AM
Opening Remarks & Welcome

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

Diane Reist, BS Pharm, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, UIHC, IPA President

9:15 AM
Status of Provider Status: Impact of Pharmacists’ Critical Role in COVID-19 Response

Tom Kraus, MHS, JD, Vice President of Government Relations, ASHP

9:45 AM
“5 for 5” Networking Session - Every 5 minutes, network with a new group of 5 and meet pharmacy professionals that share your passion for senior care!
10:00 AM

Getting Started With:

  • Incident-To Billing

  • Facility Fee Billing 

  • CCM Billing

  • ​Emily Peterson, PharmD, BCACP, Specialty Pharmacist, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • Mary Ann Kliethermes, BS Pharm, PharmD, FAPhA, FCIOM, Director of Medication Safety and Quality, ASHP

  • Sara Wiedenfeld, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacist, Siouxland Medical Education Foundation, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

11:00 AM


  • Incident-To Billing
  • Facility Fee Billing
  • CCM Billing

Choose your breakout group based on the previous session!

11:20 AM
Broad Collaborative Practice and Opportunities for Payment: The Road Ahead
Jenny Arnold, PharmD, BCPS​, CEO, Washington State Pharmacy Association
11:50 AM
Closing Remarks
Kate Gainer, PharmD, Executive Vice President & CEO, IPA