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The Ohio Story: Pursuits of Pharmacy Provider Status

Broadcast Date: August 8, 2022


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This podcast episode discusses the journey that resulted in Ohio’s Provider Status Law. Listeners will learn about provider status, the challenges that were overcome to have Ohio’s Provider Status Law signed, future directions, and how to get involved.


Stuart BeattyStuart Beatty, PharmD, BCPS, is associate professor of clinical pharmacy at the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, director of strategy and practice transformation at the Ohio Pharmacists Association, president of Strategic Pharmacy Initiatives, LLC, and founder of The Pharmacist Provider. He has practiced as a pharmacist in a primary care setting, served as residency program director, written publications and given presentations on incentivizing pharmacist-provided care and aligning with value-based payments. He is currently leading provider status initiatives in Ohio.

Justin CulshawJustin Culshaw, PharmD, is currently a postgraduate year 2 critical care pharmacy resident at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC). He completed his PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at UCMC and obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Culshaw enjoys advocating for pharmacy practice and social change on ASHP’s New Practitioners Forum Legislative Affairs Advisory Group and as contributing editor to UCMC’s diversity and inclusion newsletter, “Inclusion Corner”, emailed to 70+ members of UCMC’s pharmacy department.

The information presented during the podcast reflects solely the opinions of the presenter. The information and materials are not, and are not intended as, a comprehensive source of drug information on this topic. The contents of the podcast have not been reviewed by ASHP, and should neither be interpreted as the official policies of ASHP, nor an endorsement of any product(s), nor should they be considered as a substitute for the professional judgment of the pharmacist or physician.