• Pharmacists Month

    We Are Here for You!

    Happy Pharmacists Month! We are proud of our pharmacy teams in Nebraska, as they provide quality healthcare for patients across the state, and actively seek out ways to improve the lives of patients and provide resources to our communities.

  • Connect

    Workgroups

    Member ideas and discussions are helpful in tackling legislative issues and pharmacy concerns.  Have an impact by joining one of the current workgroups. Send us an email and let us know which (or all) workgroup interests you. - Medical Cannabis, PBMs, and Transitions of Care.

  • Future Pharmacists

    Educate

    The Nebraska Pharmacy Foundation exists to benefit the charitable works of the NPA and annually provides scholarships to pharmacy students at the Creighton University School of Pharmacy & Health Professions and the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy.

    Donate Today
  • 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.

    Renew Today
  • Thank You!

    Pharmacy Heroes

    The NPA Board of Directors and staff want to express our gratitude for 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.

  • Nebraska MEDS

    Drug Disposal

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

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  • Membership

    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.

    Join Today
  • Advocate

    Advocating on your behalf

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

    Federal Legislation
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

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

 

Happy Pharmacists Month!

We are proud of our pharmacy teams in Nebraska, and we are here for you!  Watch our Pharmacists Month videos as they are updated each day of the week.  

Edupharmtech

Looking for a new way to study for the PTCB certification exam?  Edupharmtech is a PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program that offers a 6-part, online video presentation series for the purpose of reviewing information that a pharmacy technician will need to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) examination. Click here to purchase a course or pick the 'All Course Bundle' and save 10% by using the code “NEBRASKA” at checkout.

  • MTM The Future Today
    Are you struggling to bill for medication therapy management services? The NPA has received grant funding for Nebraska pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to participate in the team-based CPE training program at no charge (a $199 per team value)This program is a complete how-to-guide for implementing medication therapy management services in a community pharmacy and is designed for a pharmacist and technician team to attend together. Register for November 8, 2020, or November 15, 2020. Registration ends November 1, 2020. For more information about the program, contact Jenny Minchow, NPA Director, Professional Affairs at jenny.minchow@npharm.org or (402) 420-1500.
     
  • An Introduction to Medical Cannabis
    2.0 hours or 0.2 CEUs | ACPE UAN 0128-9999-20-025-L01-P/T | Knowledge-based CPE Activity
    November 19, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (CT)
    $0 Pharmacist, Technician, Student
    Click here to register.


Webinars On-Demand


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:

  • 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
 

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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