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Welcome to our website to keep you up to date on Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program issues. This website has all of the articles available in the Pharmacy News and Views Newsletter, and links to the Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program Advisories and Program website.

Live Educational Meetings

Continuing Medical Education and Pharmacy Continuing Education Seminar

Updates in Pain Management:
A focus on effective pain management
and new safety concerns

Saturday, October 22, 2016
7:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am - 1 pm Seminar

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St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD

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  • Provide an overview of safety concerns related to opioid use in Maryland, specifically regarding the risk of overdose, including the dangers of medication combinations that put patients at a higher risk of overdose.

  • Provide education related to national guidelines available to aid providers in the safe and effective prescribing of opioids, while minimizing the risk of overdose, abuse or diversion.

  • Provide specific examples, using a case-based approach, of challenges faced by healthcare providers in Maryland when managing pain or opioid-related disease states.

Program Sponsorship

This program is co-sponsored by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program, Saint Agnes Hospital, Inc. and Health Information Designs, LLC. 

CME Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of St. Agnes HealthCare, Inc. and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program and Health Information Designs, LLC. St. Agnes Healthcare, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Designation

St. Agnes Healthcare, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of four (4) AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

CE Accreditation

The Alabama Pharmacy Association Research and Education Foundation (APAREF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

Statement of Credit (ACPE)

APA will upload your continuing education credit information to CPE Monitor. You will be able to view and print your continuing education credits from CPE Monitor. The statement of credit should be retained as proof of attendance in the event of an audit by the State Board of Pharmacy. In order to receive ACPE credits you must sign your name on all 4 sign-in sheets and turn in an evaluation form for each of the 4 presentations at the end of the program. You also must provide your NABP e-Profile ID # as well as the month and day of your date of birth to receive credit.


Attendees must register online here. Pre-registration for physicians is available until October 7, 2016. There is no charge for attending the seminar. For details, call 410-767-5945. 


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Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program

Preferred Drug List

The Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program Preferred Drug List (PDL) is included on Epocrates. Visit Epocrates and click on "Epocrates Online" or "My Account" to register for your free Epocrates online account. The PDL is updated weekly.

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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Peer Review Program

This website is maintained by Health Information Designs Inc., which is under contract with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) to provide technical support  for the Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program. Links to the DHMH Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program and other DHMH websites are provided.  Questions concerning this website should be directed to the website administrator.