* Public Policy News

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

Adverse Health Care Event Reporting Code

The Adverse Health Care Event Reporting Code (Public Act 410 ILCS 522) will go into effect shortly.  Pharmacies within hospitals across Illinois may be involved in the reporting and corrective activities associated with this Act.  Below are l... Read More

General Assembly Story

Every now and then we take time to remind you what the GAS from Springfield is all about. The “GAS” is an acronym for General Assembly Story but it is also a metaphor comparing the accomplishments of the Illinois General Assembly with a vap... Read More

The GAS from Springfield - The Lame Duck Session or Have the Eagles Landed?

January 2nd through the 9th of 2013 could see the most prolific session of any Illinois General Assembly in history. Those days will be the final days of the 97th Illinois General Assembly and would normally be referred to as the “Lame Duck&rdquo... Read More

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