Pharmacy Law & Practice

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:15 pm

August 3, 2019
Irvine, CA

Dynamic presentations that focus on current and emerging trends around pharmacy law and practice.

Target audience includes; pharmacy staff, consultants, managers, directors, and executives from all practice settings.

Parking:  Parking permit will be sent to attendees

Agenda:

Time Topic Speaker
8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 11:00 am General Session:  2019 New Laws Update Tony Park & Anne Sodegren
11:00 am – 12:00 pm PBM Audits and Recoupments Andre Vizcocho & Ivan Petrzelka
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Pharmacy Operational Compliance, Policies & Procedures and More Tony Park & Elizabeth A. Park
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Pharmacist’s Corresponding Responsibility-Enforcement Trends & Effective Risk Mitigation Ivan Petrzelka
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Compounding or Manufacturing-What are the Limits on Compounding in Traditional Under Section 503A of the FDCA Tony Park & Ivan Petrzelka

Registration Fees:

CPhA Member   $249
Non-Member  $449

Note: On-site registration will be available.

Online registration closes on July 27th, 2019.

Register

 

Learning Objectives:

  • 2019 New Laws Update

    At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    This session will review new laws in 2019. It will review old and new rules of pharmacy practice as well as identify potential pitfalls.

    • Define Partial C-IIs allowance
    • Describe Mandatory quarterly C-II inventory reconciliation
    • List Telepharmacy in remote areas
    • Discuss Mandatory CURES lookup for prescribers
    • Review recent CA court overturning of the End of Life Option Act
    • Report Compounding adoption of USP

  • PBM Audits and Recoupments

    At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    This session will review new laws in 2019. It will review old and new rules of pharmacy practice as well as identify potential pitfalls.

    • Define the basics of government agency licensure applications.
    • Analyze the legal and political rationale for the Los Angeles County Medi-Cal moratorium.
    • Evaluate the most common reasons for a pharmacy’s payor contract termination or other sanctions assessed against a pharmacy.
    • Create a risk mitigation checklist for ensuring continued operational compliance.

  • Pharmacy Operational Compliance, Policies & Procedures and More

    At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    This session will review new laws in 2019. It will review old and new rules of pharmacy practice as well as identify potential pitfalls.

    • Identify recent enforcement trends.
    • List common grounds for enforcement action.
    • Avoid common regulatory pitfall in pharmacy practice
    • Outline critical steps in responding to enforcement action
    • Discuss effective risk mitigation strategies.

  • Pharmacist's Corresponding Responsibility-Enforcement Trends & Effective Risk Mitigation

    At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    This session will review new laws in 2019. It will review old and new rules of pharmacy practice as well as identify potential pitfalls.

    • Describe the purpose of third-party audits.
    • List the causes of claims overpayment.
    • Know the source of authority for third-party audits/auditors.
    • Discuss the different types of third-party audits.
    • Address the common third-party audit issues.

Speakers:

Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D., Principal Attorney, California Pharmacy Lawyers

Principal attorney, Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D., brings unique insight and expertise based on his vast former experiences: as pharmacy manager of a chain drug store, as owner of multiple pharmacy-related businesses including an independent Hispanic pharmacy, home care company, secondary wholesaler, billing & reimbursement agency service, home nursing agency service, and closed-door pharmacy. He was also owner and Pharmacist-In-Charge of a compounding-only pharmacy licensed as one of the first “licensed sterile compounding“ facilities in California. He is also currently a legislative advocate, an adjunct professor of pharmacy law and ethics, and a pharmacy continuing education speaker.

As one of the very few Pharmacist-Attorneys in California, Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D. has extensive experiences across numerous areas of pharmacy practice. He is passionate about representing clients in governmental agency enforcement actions, educating individuals about changes and developments in regulatory healthcare law, and consulting new and existing businesses about current and future opportunities in healthcare.

 

Ivan Petrzelka, PharmD, JD, MBA, California Pharmacy Lawyers

Dr. Ivan Petrzelka is a Pharmacist-Attorney with extensive experience in all aspects of pharmacy practice. After practicing pharmacy for over 20 years, he switched directions and became an attorney specializing in pharmacy law. Dr. Petrzelka represents pharmacists and pharmacy owners in enforcement actions before government regulatory agencies and provides consulting services in healthcare regulatory matters. He also teaches pharmacy law and ethics at the California Northstate University College of Pharmacy.

 

Johnny Nguyen, Licensing Specialist, California Pharmacy Lawyers

Johnny Nguyen has worked with Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D. since 2014.  He serves as the in-house Licensing Specialist at California Pharmacy Lawyers.  He works directly with state and federal government agencies, PBMs and third party payors, and private accreditation companies to obtain licensure, permits, providership, accreditation, and certification for CPL clients.

 

Luis Andre P. Vizcocho, RPh, JD, Attorney-at-Law, California Pharmacy Lawyers

Luis Andre P. Vizcocho, RPh, JD, brings in over a decade of experience working as a pharmacist in various practice settings.  Dr. Vizcocho embraced the challenges of being a pharmacist-in-charge early in his career, successfully managing and operating a number of stores for a retail chain pharmacy in the Greater Los Angeles Area for several years until he decided to pursue law school in 2012.  Dr. Vizcocho continued working as a pharmacist while attending law school, and transitioned into legal practice by working as a law clerk under the mentorship of Dr. Tony J. Park at the CPL Law Firm.  Since graduating as valedictorian of his 2016 class at the Pacific Coast University School of Law. Dr. Vizcocho has continued to draw from his first-hand experience as a pharmacist, and integrate his keen understanding of the pharmacy profession with his legal education, to best represent his clients.

 

Continuing Pharmacy Education:

The California Pharmacists Association (#0113) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Upon completing an evaluation form, participants will be awarded up to 6 hours (0.6 CEUs) of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit. A statement of credit will not be issued. Participants may log onto the CPE monitor website using their individual log in to download their statement of credit. Please allow 4 weeks for processing of CPE credits to the CPE monitor.

Details

Date:
August 3
Time:
8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

California Pharmacists Association
Phone:
(916) 779-1400
Website:
https://cpha.com

Venue

Chapman University School of Pharmacy
9501 Jeronimo Rd.
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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