* Public Policy News

Are You Ready for Some Fee Increases?

It’s fall and you’ve probably heard this on the TV a hundred times already, “Are you ready for some football?” Well if you haven’t already read the “Board of Pharmacy News” in this issue, you may want to before... Read More

Board of Pharmacy News

For the past several years the Board of Pharmacy has met once a year in Springfield for the purpose of allowing Department of Financial and Professional Regulation personnel to provide presentations on the legislative and fiscal developments for pharma... Read More

Highlights of May Meeting - 2011

Highlights of May Meeting - 2011The May meeting of the Illinois Board of Pharmacy convened on Tuesday morning, May 11th at the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. Board Chair Sudhir Manek presided.New Member of the Board of Pharmacy – F... Read More

Mid-level Practitioner Controlled Substance Prescribing Information

Mid-level Practitioner Controlled Substance Prescribing Information The Illinois Department of Humans Services in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a directive regarding Mid-level practitioner (PA's and APN's) prescriptive authority for C-II medications. It is ... Read More

96th General Assembly - Part 2

We are now in the second month of the second year of the 96th General Assembly of Illinois. The new bills are rolling in, but at the time of writing, are too few to be reviewed for this publication. However, now is a good time to review this year&rsquo... Read More

January 12, 2010 Meeting a Quick One!

The first 2010 meeting of the Illinois Board of Pharmacy was convened on Tuesday, January 12th at the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago with newly elected Board Chairman Sudhir Manek presiding. The extremely efficient and concise meeting too... Read More

Time Is Money with the Illinois Primary

February 2, 2010 is the Illinois General Primary Election in which all of the 118 State Representatives and 21 of the 59 Illinois State Senators are up for election in 2010. In addition, all of Illinois’ constitutional officers (Governor, Lieu... Read More

Very Important Things You Need to Know to Begin 2010

The new year is upon us, and there are a few very important things you need to know or remember as you spring from the starting blocks. First of all, 2010 is an even numbered year which, besides being obvious, means it is licensure and registration ... Read More

Make it Automatic!

In case you haven’t noticed or figured it out, this regular ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund column consistently asks you and your colleagues for contributions. Often we tell you how we use the money many of you provide. Other times we tell you why you ... Read More

The New Rules - Another Disappointment from Illinois Government!

The new pharmacy practice act draft rules were published for the first time on September 25, 2009, and the clock began ticking. Unfortunately, the draft was not the draft that all of pharmacy, medicine, nursing, PhRMA, and Hospital Association had all ... Read More

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