* Public Policy News

The GAS from Springfield-ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund Helps Some Candidates

The elections will have here in a few days, and to be honest there aren’t a whole lot of them at the State level to get excited about. Because of the redistricting from the 2010 Census, all the Senate (59) and House (118) seats are up for elect... Read More

4 Prescription Limit for Medicaid Update

Dear Member:As many of you have heard, The SMART Act revised several components of the Illinois Medicaid Code and one change involved requiring patients with more than 4 prescriptions in a 30-day period to obtain prior authorization before they can rec... Read More

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund - It’s on! Auction With A Twist Online in August

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund - It’s on!  Auction With A Twist Online in August If you are naturally lucky, just feeling lucky or ready to change your luck, the ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund Auction With A Twist is online from August 29th through S... Read More

The GAS From Springfield - HB0220 Could Have Serious Repercussions!

House Bill 0220 was passed by both chambers of the General Assembly on May 28th.  The bill wasn’t on our radar for a variety of reasons.   First, it was originally an amendment to the Medical Practice Act and didn’t have anything... Read More

Board of Pharmacy News - July 2011

The May Illinois Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held on Tuesday, May 10th in the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.  The following are the highlights of that meeting.  New Faces in the Division of Professional Regulation &nd... Read More

Board of Pharmacy News - February 2011

Board of Pharmacy News - February 2011The November Illinois Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held on Tuesday, January 11th in the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.  The following are the highlights of that meeting.NABP Annual Meeting The N... Read More

Let the Games Begin!

Let the Games Begin!The 97th General Assembly is ready to begin their attack on the State deficit, the Governor’s appointees, and much more over the next four to five months, and we’re ready to keep a watchful eye.  One of the bills we... Read More

Legislative Day 101 Coming Your Way!

It’s January in Illinois, and while the General Assembly’s productivity has been more than suspect the last several years, it is still time to gear up for another legislative session with hope, anticipation, and excitement. And in order to ... Read More

Board of Pharmacy News

The November Illinois Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held on Tuesday, November 9th in the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago. The following are the highlights of that meeting.NABP/AACP District IV MeetingSeveral board members were headed to this annual... Read More

The GAS From Springfield

The following letter does not represent the opinion of ICHP or its employees.Dear Readers,The night before this past election, I had a dream about my mother. My mother, Alta Lacey, was born in 1912 and voted in every election until she passed away at t... Read More

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