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Society / Member Questions
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What is PSSNY's Legislative Agenda?
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Practice Related Questions
Ask your practice based questions on the 'Ask A Pharmacist' blog or send questions to email@example.com.
What is required to be a Medical Marijuana dispencing pharmacist?
Full information on Practitioner Education for the Medical Marijuana Program can be found on the Medical Marijuana resource page.
Does PSSNY have any Buying Group discounts or rebates?
Where can I get information on Fraud Waste and Abuse Compliance?PSSNY has endorsed PAAS National® as our only state program for satisfying pharmacy provider Fraud, Waste and Abuse and HIPAA Compliance.
How can I file a Complaint with Medicaid?
Medicaid Pharmacy Policy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Managed Care Plan: email@example.com
Where Can I find information about Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program?
On April 14, 2014 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York has finalized terms and conditions with the federal government for a groundbreaking waiver that will allow the state to reinvest $8 billion in federal savings generated by Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) reforms. Listed are resources for DSRIP;
A revised document of all public comments received by DOH regarding DSRIP PPS Project Plan Applications as well as a summary of the public comments has been posted to the website and is available here.
What is I-STOP/PMP?
Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing / Prescription Monitoring Program.
Am I allowed to Electronically Prescribe Controlled Substances?
Amendments to Title 10 NYCRR Part 80 Rules and Regulations on Controlled Substances have been adopted and became effective as final regulations on March 27, 2013. The amendments authorize a practitioner to issue an electronic prescription for controlled substances in Schedules II through V and allow a pharmacist to accept, annotate, dispense and electronically archive such prescriptions. Link to Website.
Does PSSNY Offer any information regarding the Safe Disposal of Controlled Substances?
Federal data shows that for 11 straight years, drug overdose deaths have increased. According to the
federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2010, more than 38,000 people died from a
drug overdose in the United States. Most of the medicines were prescription drugs.
How do I receive a primary source verification letter of good standing for the Pharmacy and the PIC for recredentialing?
NEW YORK does not issue such letters you just go to the NYS website and print out your status as a pharmacy. Visit www.op.nysed.gov, go to online services, select pharmacies and search your pharmacy name. Show that to whomever asks and they will understand that NY does not issue any such good standing.
Questions about reporting Immunizations in NYSIIS?
Click Here for information regarding NYSIIS.
Must counties in NY have not given the dept of health local Chief medical doc the authority to write a standing order for the county, correct ? And so, unless a pharmacy has some kind of arrangement with a particular doc, fir a few or otherwise , he/she can only give immunizations based on a specific patient Rx , correct?
The non-specific order does not need to be signed by the DOH medical physician, see below:
A pharmacist may accept a patient-specific prescription for an immunization from a physician or from a nurse practitioner. Likewise, a pharmacist may administer immunizations based on a non-patient specific order from a physician or nurse practitioner located within the same county, or from a physician or nurse practitioner from an adjacent county. ( http://www.op.nysed.gov/
The necessary forms to be completed and signed are contained in the link below:
DEA Take back:
For registration information:
To apply to apply for registration to allow you to take back meds:
Scroll down to registration for disposal of controlled substances and click.
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