Ontario Pharmacists Association’s Third Party Audits and Regulatory Compliance Conference


Neil Abramson, Torkin Manes’ partner and renowned health law litigation lawyer, presented "A Prescription for the Legal Health of Your Pharmacy: ODB Audits and College Complaints/Discipline Hearings" at the Ontario Pharmacists Association’s Third Party Audits and Regulatory Compliance Conference at the Lionhead Golf and Conference Centre on Sunday, September 20th.

This session provided attendees with an important legal update on two critical matters:

Responding to and Defending ODB Audits

What are the steps involved in an Ontario Drug Benefit Audit, what are the risks and how can you best protect yourself?

Dealing with College Investigations and Complaints – What You Need to Know

Mr. Abramson discussed how to respond to Ontario College of Pharmacists complaints and investigations so as to minimize the impact upon you. He further outlined important new College powers to investigate and prosecute pharmacists.

(The Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy [CCCEP] had accredited this program for 1 CEU.)

This session was held from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at the Ontario Pharmacists Association's Third Party Audits and Regulatory Compliance Conference.

When: Sunday, September 20, 2015
            9am – 5pm

Where: Lionhead Golf and Conference Centre
            8525 Mississauga Road, Brampton, ON

The OPA is offered a full day of professional development on topics including: understanding third party payor policies and provider agreements; preparing for third party audits; minimizing the risks of public and private payor audits; what to expect from the Ontario College of Pharmacists’ practice assessment/inspection; challenging pharmacy practice situations; and more. See the full conference agenda for more information.