Become a member of APhA and your state pharmacy association—your membership is vital to the effort.
Contact your state and Congressional legislators to advocate for pharmacists to be part of the health care team by being recognized as a provider.
Invite legislators and policy makers to visit your practice and experience the clinical services you provide. Learn more about scheduling an in-pharmacy visit.
Share your experiences with providing clinical services, including their impact on patients, physicians, payers and health outcomes.
Provide the names of patients and/or physicians who would be willing to provide testimonials about the value of pharmacists’ clinical services.
Financially support APhA’s outreach activities to members of Congress. Learn how you can contribute to these activities.
Support the APhA Foundation’s patient care and consumer education activities.
U.S. Public Health Service report: Improving Patient and Health System Outcomes Through Advanced Pharmacy Practice: A Report to the Surgeon General 2011
AARP Public Policy Institute policy statement: Medicare Part D’s Medication Therapy Management: Shifting from Neutral to Drive
New York Times editorial: When the Doctor is Not Needed