2022 Update on Pharmacy Laws, Regulations and Issues of Important Current Pharmacy Events: PSSNY EVENT
At the completion of the activity viewers will be able to:
Define “Red Flags” as a means of testing the validity of a controlled substance prescription as viewed by the Drug Enforcement Administration pertaining to potential enforcement action against prescribers, pharmacists and pharmacies.
Recognize the increase of criminal diversion and hijacking of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies throughout the drug distribution process and the requirements of the Food and Drug Administration in the drug distribution process.
Identify the problems associated with counterfeit pharmaceuticals in the marketplace and the serious harmful effect that can be caused to patients.
State what responsibilities the various pharmacy benefit managers have been given as a result of managing both Medicare Prescription Drug programs as well as State Medicaid Managed Care programs.
Define the collateral consequences of civil and criminal charges brought by state or federal agencies even when the practitioner is able to salvage their professional license after the civil/criminal disposition resolution of their legal matter.
Describe the mutual responsibility that they share when ordering / dispensing controlled substances as is codified in the Controlled Substance Act of 1970.
Jim Schiffer, R. Ph., Esq.
Graduate of Brooklyn College of Pharmacy June 1973
Graduate of Brooklyn Law School, June 2003
A Licensed Pharmacist in New York & New Jersey
Admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and District of Columbia
Adjunct Faculty Member Long Island University since 1987 - 35 years
Allegaert Berger & Vogel LLP – Partner
Pharmacy owner – Jim & Phil’s Family Pharmacy LTD, May 1979- November 2007
ACPE UAN #
- 3.00 ACPEThe Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.