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    Rotation Students

    Welcome NPA pharmacy rotation student, Alyxandra Folkers, UNMC PharmD Candidate.

  • Educate

    COVID-19

    We are working hard to provide you with COVID-19 news and updates as they become available. Your input has been very helpful. The next member COVID-19 conference call and open discussion is July 15. Watch your email for the teleconference information.

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    Pharmacy Internship

    Weclome NPA Interns, Brittney Kessel (right), CU PharmD Candidate and Meghan Schuff Zimmerman (left), UNMC PharmD Candidate.

  • Thank You!

    Pharmacy Heroes

    The NPA Board of Directors and staff want to express our gratitude for all of your hard work and dedication during these uncertain times. We recognize the sacrifices that you are making for your family, patients, and community, and we cannot thank you enough.

  • Membership

    Stay Informed

    Time passes quickly and changes happen every day. You can count on the NPA to work for you. We help members from across the state stay informed about important pharmacy issues. We want you to be able to do the best job possible to serve your patients with confidence. Continue to rely on the NPA to provide you with the details that you need to succeed in your work every day.

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  • Nebraska MEDS

    Drug Disposal

    Gather up leftover medications and dispose of with care. Find a participating pharmacy near you.

    leftovermeds.com
  • Advocate

    Advocating on your behalf

    Meeting with Congressman Don Bacon to discuss federal legislative issues pertaining to pharmacy.

    Federal Legislation
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    Stay Connected

    Thriving in the ever-changing field of pharmacy can take your full focus. Pharmacists do not have to operate in a vacuum. The staff at the NPA puts reliable information resources right at your fingertips every day so you can dial down the pressure and be confident that you are keeping up on the latest.

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Legislative Day at the State Capitol

Advocate

You have a voice and can be heard in many different ways at the state and federal level. With your involvement, we will remain a viable resource to support our members far into the future.

Educate

We offer continuing pharmacy education opportunities across many practice areas. Members receive unlimited access to members-only resources.

Connect

We connect members to one another and to resources like our career center, links to partner
sites, the Nebraska Drug Utilization Review (DUR) and Nebraska MEDS programs.

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Our Value

We serve as a primary source to educate our members, advocate on their behalf, and connect them to resources and one another.

You Matter

We respond to our members directly, answering calls right away. We believe in our mission which is all about helping and supporting you and the pharmacy profession.

Nebraska Impact

We encourage your participation to help strengthen networking and mentoring to ensure that we meet the needs for all of our diverse members.

Building Community

We have a greater collective impact when we gather candid feedback from our members, former members, and professionals who have not yet joined our association.

News & Events

Education, Meetings and Events Calendar

  • How To Survive a DEA Audit
    Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CT
    1.0 CPE hour or 0.10 CEUs
    $0 NPA Member | $15.00 NonMember
    Click here to register.
  • Utilizing a Technician as a Pharmacist-Extender in an Anticoagulation Clinic
    Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CT
    Registration fee, webinar link, and CPE information will be available at a later date.
     

Medicaid Tapering of Opioid Doses

DHHS Medicaid Provider Bulletin 20-16 - Upcoming changes to the tapering of opioid doses. The following maximum dose schedule will be implemented for total MME per day limits for both fee-for-service and managed care Nebraska Medicaid members:
  • June 1, 2020: 150 MME
  • September 1, 2020: 120 MME
  • December 1, 2020: 90 MME
This schedule will not apply to members who are receiving hospice, palliative care, or treatment for cancer. If you have questions regarding this bulletin, please contact DHHS at DHHS.MedicaidPharmacyUnit@Nebraska.gov
 

NPA COVID-19 Information, Resources, and Updates

The next member COVID-19 teleconference call is Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Watch your email for COVID-19 updates. The NPA COVID-19 webpage can be reached by logging into your NPA member profile, then clicking "Resources" and then COVID-19.  If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for this resource page or for the NPA staff, please let us know.
 

Project to Distribute Free Naloxone Kits

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)'s Division of Behavioral Health has teamed up with the NPA and Region V Systems for a pilot project that will distribute free naloxone nasal spray kits in southeastern Nebraska with the goal to eventually take the program statewide. Six pharmacies are participating in the pilot project:
  • Charlie's U-Save Pharmacy, 2029 N Lincoln Avenue, York
  • Clabaugh Pharmacy, 501 Court Street, Beatrice
  • Deines Pharmacy, 910 E Court Street, Beatrice
  • Hy-Vee Pharmacy, 5010 O Street, Lincoln
  • Kohll's Rx 808 N 27th Street, Lincoln
  • U-Save Pharmacy, 13851 Guildford St Suite D, Waverly
Click here to see the press release.

 

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