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The most important way to advocate for your profession is to regularly contact your legislators regarding issues of importance to pharmacy. Calling, writing, and most importantly, meeting in person with your elected officials will help establish you as a resource to consult when pharmacy issues come up for a vote. 

*Reminder: Track-and-trace deadline is Nov. 1, 2015.

Health Care Reform - The Affordable Care Act

In March 2010, President Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148; ACA), also referred to as health care reform. Beyond provisions impacting patients and insurance companies, numerous provisions within the final law either impact directly or could impact pharmacists. ACA issues of importance to APhA, pharmacists, and the pharmacy profession include:

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