Government Affairs

CPhA is the leading organization advocating for the pharmacy profession and for pharmacists in all practice settings in the State of California. Our Government Affairs team plays an active and crucial role in representing the pharmacy profession before the Board of Pharmacy, the State Legislature, the Governor, and in the Courts. With constant changes occurring in health care policy and heavy activity in the Legislature, you need someone watching out for you. CPhA has your back!


Advocacy Issues

Below are the top issues facing pharmacy that CPhA is currently engaged in:
  • Pharmacist Provider Status
  • Mandatory Mail Order
  • Affordable Care Act / Health Care Reform
  • Compounding
  • CURES & Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Reimbursement for Clinical Services
  • Coverage for MTM Services
  • Sharps Take-Back
  • Prescription Drug Take-Back
  • New Labeling Requirements
  • Pharmacists’ Professional Liability
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Regulation of Pseudoephedrine Products
  • California State Budget
  • Transition from Average Wholesale Price (AWP) to Average Acquisition Cost (AAC)