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Advocacy Agenda

ASHP advocates on every front for the issues our members care about most. We regularly reach out to:

  • Congress,
  • Federal Regulators (such as FDA, CMS, OSHA),
  • State Legislatures,
  • State Boards of Pharmacy,
  • Joint Commission and other Quality Organizations, and
  • Other healthcare organizations

ASHP’s top advocacy priorities are:

  • Payment - Paying pharmacists for patient care services
  • Quality & Safety - Preventing harm, applying evidence, improving outcomes
  • Residencies - Expanding funding for pharmacy residency training
  • Technicians - Achieving standardized education, training, certification, and registration
  • Workforce - Solving the challenges of staffing, credentialing, and leadership
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