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Members of the Louisiana Pharmacists Association receive the following benefits:

  •  Regulatory and Legislative Monitoring
    • Receive weekly reports of legislative activity during Legislative Session
    • Receive instant alerts of regulatory or legislative actions
    • Representation by LPA at regulatory boards and council meetings
  • Communications
    • Quarterly Journals
    • eNewsletter, eCapsule, eight times a year
    • Instant alerts relative to industry and association updates
    • Interactive website and members only features
  • Money Savers
    • Instant savings through endorsed programs
    • Reduced pricing for all continuing education activities
  • Continuing Education and Professional Development
    • Access to accredited home study activities through publications and online
    • Career Center
    • Reduced pricing and early notice of all continuing education activities
  • Networking and Resources
    • Easy connection to peers and industry partners
    • Resource banks through website

LPA proudly endorses the following programs and organizations.

 







Insurance Services:
LPA is proud to welcome Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company as a partner to our members. PhMIC specializes exclusively in serving the insurance needs of pharmacists and pharmacies.
Contact: Matthew Bourgeois
Phone: 800.247.5930, ext. 7157 or 318.230.0243
Visit the PhMIC website.



 

PocketRx is available from Praeses, a leader in mobile applications for the pharmacy industry.  With PocketRx, you are able to offer your pharmacy customers the ability to refill their prescriptions directly from their smartphone.  All they need is the Rx number and they can place their order while on the move - directly and securely.  Learn more here.









Auditing Services.: Specializing in third-party analysis and audit assistance services and a best of class fraud, waste and abuse compliance (FWAC) program, PAAS National, Inc. is a pharmacy third party expert. Click here to view all the services PAAS National can offer you as a member of LPA.
Contact: Mark Jacobs
Phone: 888-870-7227
Visit the PAAS National website.



Financial Services: We strive to meet your business and individual needs by analyzing every aspect of your finances from debt repayment to investment objectives. Once we completely understand your goals we can be begin to construct a financial plan that is all yours. We visit on a regular basis to insure that your needs and concerns will be met by reevaluating your financial picture.
Contact: Scott Sonnier
Phone: 337.984-7744, Fax: 337-984-7745111
Stonemont Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508
www.myfsma.com



Financial Services: Of course we have checking accounts (three out of four types have no monthly service charge, all have FREE Online Bill Pay), savings accounts (paying above-market dividends), and VISA credit cards (with low interest rates) that everyone needs, but our services go way beyond the basics. We provide easy access to the "extra" financial services you want to make your life better - and at better prices."
Phone: 225.342.5055
www.lacapfcu.org



Consulting Services
: Whether looking to buy or sell an independent pharmacy, PCA is available to help. Pharmacy owners selling their practice need expert advice, coaching, and a consultant who understands and has access to potential buyers. AT PCA, we minimize your worry, maximize your value, provide qualified buyers, and keep your business transactions confidential. The website also includes listings for pharmacies available for purchase in your area.
Contact:Guy Stillwell
Phone: 651.270.0038
www.pcapartners.com




ICSytems: LPA Offers the excellent collection services of I.C.System, Inc. These nationally recognized systems deliver effective, ethical, and cost-effective solutions to collecting debts and improving cash flow. These are the only collection systems formally approved for our members. We have offered this program since 1968!
Phone: 800-279-6620
www.icsystem.com




Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in dispensing medications and are accountable to the supervising pharmacist who is legally responsible for the care and safety of patients served by the pharmacy. PTCB develops, maintains, promotes, and administers a nationally accredited certification and recertification program for pharmacy technicians to enable the most effective support of pharmacists to advance patient safety.
Learn more at www.ptcb.org.



Your destination for exciting Pharmacy job opportunities and the best resource for qualified candidates within the Pharmacy Industry.
Click  here to enter.



Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)
has partnered with the US Department of Health and
Hospitals to improve quality, safety, and effectiveness of
healthcare.  AHRQ provides tools for patients and
practitioners to make informed decisions about healthcare.  Information is not biased and based on factual information. 
AHRQ does not promote or recommend any products or services.
Learn more at www.ahrq.gov


Pharmacy Quality Commitment (PQC™) is a continuous quality improvement program that helps you comply with quality assurance requirements found in network contracts, Medicare Part D, and state regulations.  Part of the Alliance for Patient Medication Safety, which is a federally listed patient safety organization, PQC™ offers strong federal protection and confidentiality for your patient safety data and quality improvement work. 
Learn more at www.pqc.net

 

This portal collects your experiences with e-prescribing technologies in a confidential matter. All comments - whether suggestions for improvement or complaints about the process - are welcome. The purpose is to allow the Alliance for Patient Medication Safety (APMS), a patient safety organization, to gather detailed information that may be used to improve the quality and effectiveness of electronic prescribing technologies. There are 12 questions that can be completed in less than 3 minutes. Learn more here.

RxPatrol®

RxPATROL® is a collaborative effort between industry and law enforcement designed to collect, collate, analyze and disseminate pharmacy theft information.  RxPATROL helps protect the pharmacy environment and ensure legitimate patients' access to life-sustaining medicines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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