Actively involved with what
matters to our members.
MHA makes a concerted effort to interact with our current and prospective member base through a variety of forums. Active involvement in trade associations, conference attendance, and related activities foster this interaction and ensure that MHA staff stays current on the issues that affect our members.
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
MHA is an Allied Member of ASCP
More than 7,000 members strong, ASCP is a leading trade association for consultant pharmacists, providing leadership, education, advocacy, and resources to advance the practice of consultant and senior care pharmacy.
As medication therapy experts, consultant and senior care pharmacists ensure that their patients’ medications are the most appropriate, the most effective, the safest possible, and are used correctly. They are essential players on the health care team, and influential decision-makers in all aspects of drug therapy. Consultant and senior care pharmacists also assist in numerous primary care services for seniors, including pain management counseling, pharmacokinetic dosing services, intravenous therapy, nutrition assessment and support, and durable medical equipment.
For more information, visit www.ascp.com.
Long-Term Care Pharmacy Alliance (LTCPA)
MHA leadership serves on the Board of Directors
The LTCPA advocates for the interests of the long-term care pharmacy community. By providing a national, unified voice on major issues, such as long-term care pharmacy costs, specialized nursing facility pharmacy services, and Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit, the LTCPA highlights the critical issues of concern surrounding the pharmacy needs for more than 90 percent of the nation's long-term care residents.
For more information, visit www.ltcpa.org.
National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)
MHA is a Corporate Member
The NCPA represents the pharmacist owners, managers, and employees of more than 23,000 independent community pharmacies across the United States. The nation’s independent pharmacists are small business entrepreneurs and multifaceted health care providers who represent a vital part of the United States health care delivery system. They are community leaders actively involved in community-oriented public health, civic, and volunteer projects. Many hold local elected offices; others serve as state legislators.
As a Corporate Member, MHA provides financial support to the NCPA and attends the national meeting.
For more information, visit www.ncpanet.org.
National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)
MHA is a Member
The NCPDP is a not-for-profit American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Accredited Standards Development Organization consisting of more than 1,500 members representing virtually every sector of the pharmacy services industry. The NCPDP creates and promotes standards for the transfer of data to and from the pharmacy services sector of the healthcare industry.
MHA is involved in the NCPDP to participate in the consensus-building that develops and maintains these standards and their implementation in healthcare and pharmacy business solutions.
For more information, visit www.ncpdp.org.
National Home Infusion Association (NHIA)
MHA is an active Business Firm Affiliate member of NHIA - and a committed Founding Member of the
NHIA Future of Infusion Advisory Council
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) represents and advances the interests of all organizations that provide infusion and specialized pharmacy products and services to the entire spectrum of home-based patients. At the strategic direction of the NHIA Board of Directors, the NHIA Future of Infusion Advisory Council was launched in 2008 to bring together outstanding manufacturing and service companies who pledge their leadership, policy and financial support to NHIA - the Council works closely with the NHIA Board, staff and provider members to address the most critical issues and challenges facing the industry.
For more information, visit www.nhia.org.
Senior Care Pharmacy Alliance
Formed in 1993, SCPA is a non-profit corporation that represents the needs of independently owned pharmacies who service residents in LTC facilities, assisted living, group homes or institutional settings. The sole purpose of SCPA is to make sure that the entrepreneurs represented have an equal status in state and federal government rulings pertaining to pharmaceutical services to their clients. These governmental actions could adversely or favorably affect the care of patients as well as the daily operations of pharmacy members' businesses.
For more information, contact Ginny Robert, SCPA Executive Director, 800-446-3879, Pharm4@aol.com.