HMDR License Applications

CA Home Medical Device Retailer (HMDR) License Applications: 1) HMDR Exemptee Application, 2) HMDR California Facility License Application, and 3) HMDR Out-of-State Facility License Application.


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HME Suppliers are Fleeing Medicare Program | HomeCare Magazine

“According to research AAHomecare had been performing using Medicare data, the number of traditional suppliers of home medical equipment to Medicare beneficiaries has dropped 40.9 percent since July 2013. In addition, the number of unique locations (commonly referred to as rooftops) serving Medicare beneficiaries has declined by 38.7 percent during the same period.”

Read the entire article – Source: HME Suppliers are Fleeing Medicare Program | HomeCare Magazine

Refer to AAHomecare’s Issue Brief on effects of the bidding program on the HME supplier infrastructure (PDF)


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GS1 US Workshop Series Offers Pharmaceutical Industry Professionals DSCSA Implementation Assistance | Healthcare Packaging

“Specifically, how to mark pharmaceutical products with a National Drug Code (NDC), serial number, lot number, and expiration date in both machine-readable and human-readable format will be covered, as will the use of GS1 identifiers, application identifiers, and data carriers.”

Read the full article (Source): GS1 US Workshop Series Offers Pharmaceutical Industry Professionals DSCSA Implementation Assistance | Healthcare Packaging


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Training affidavit for CA Designated Representative license applicants

Training affidavit for CA Designated Representative license applicants

FL CDR – Q & A by the Division of Drugs, Devices, & Cosmetics

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) – Division of Drugs, Devices, & Cosmetics (DDDC) maintains a webpage full of commonly posed questions. Many of the questions are related to the Florida Certified Designated Representative (CDR) license:  FL DBPR DDDC Permitting FAQs


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Training Affidavit For California Designated Representatives

Training affidavit for CA Designated Representative license applicants

Training affidavit for CA Designated Representative license applicants

Looking for a California Designated Representative training program?

YOU NEED A TRAINING AFFIDAVIT – If you need a training affidavit as proof of completing a training program, as part of your California Designated Representative or  CA Designated Representative-3PL license application, then keep reading.

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How to Become a California Board of Pharmacy Designated Representative | StupidLicense.com

“Some companies need more than one designated representative. That is because every moment that the business is operating, at least one rep must be there. So with vacations and days off and maybe multiple shifts, it’s not possible in many cases for one of these wholesale drug or device companies to fulfill their requirements with only one designated rep.”

Read the full article:  Source: How to Become a California Board of Pharmacy Designated Representative | StupidLicense.com


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Free Tips – FL Certified Designated Representative Exam

It’s a high-stakes test. Follow these free tips to get ready for the Florida CDR laws & rules examination.

  • Find out everything about the exam – Read the official candidate information booklet from start to finish.
  • Decide the best way to personally learn the subject – If you prefer self-study, then consider this FL CDR Exam Prep Course.
  • Block out time to get ready – Studying & prepping take time. Make the commitment to identify and protect this time.
  • Study in spurts and take long breaks –  Let’s admit it. Getting ready for a test isn’t much fun. However, studying in small chunks, and getting needed breaks makes it more tolerable.
  • Use many resources in studying and preparing – for example, reference these collections of online laws & rules:  FL DBPR; DRE blog
  • Practice, practice, & practice – Drill sample questions to discover your weaknesses.
    • Simply reading or listening to the regulations won’t get you ready.  You’ll also want to constantly assess your mastery of the rules, correct your misunderstandings, and reinforce what you should know. The following class helps you study, and gives you the opportunity to take lots of practice exams:  FL CDR Exam Prep Course.
  • Think ahead – Your test preparation counts for a lot, and don’t forget to learn everything you can about what to expect before you arrive at the testing center.

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Flying pharma: how the industry handles medical cargo – Airport Technology

“Over 50% of all temperature excursions occur while products are in the hands of airlines and airports, according to IATA, which renders the products worthless or even dangerous for patients.”

Read the full article: Source: Flying pharma: how the industry handles medical cargo – Airport Technology

If you’re in the business of handling or coordinating the transport of pharmaceuticals, then the article above might be of some interest to you.


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Training for Designated Representative 3PL license applicants

Training for Designated Representative 3PL license applicants

Trump & Sanders’ reimportation proposals a risk, AmerisourceBergen – in-Pharma Technologist

” “How a wholesaler could potentially procure drugs, whether they’re in Canada, Europe and get those back to the US and get those into the supply channel efficiently and effectively I think is quite cumbersome,” said CFO Tim Guttman. “It’s not efficient and there are risks.” VP Barbara Brungess added despite the impracticalities and legal hurdles to overturn, the primary concern is safety.”

Read the full article:  Source: Trump & Sanders’ reimportation proposals a risk, AmerisourceBergen – in-Pharma Technologist.com


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Experts warn pharma to take precautions against Thanksgiving thefts

“drug companies still need to take precautions when normal operations are disrupted Shepard said, explaining that: “Thanksgiving has the highest number of cargo thefts compared to all holidays.”

“Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are when most cargo thefts occur and most thefts occur with parked vehicles.””

Read the full artice: Source: Experts warn pharma to take precautions against Thanksgiving thefts


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