Implementation of Pharmacist-Prescribed Contraception: Health Plan Coverage of Services

Thursday, May 16, 2024 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM   Eastern Standard Time

Join ASTHO's Contraception Access Learning Community and Birth Control Pharmacist for the third webinar of the four-part learning series delving into health plan coverage of pharmacist-prescribed contraception (PPC) services and its implementation. Health plan coverage of this essential service maximizes the impact of these policies and allows patient choice and utilization of PPC models.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe current challenges and opportunities regarding health plan coverage of PPC services
  • Understand implementation of payment for pharmacist services


  • Sally Rafie, PharmD, BCPS, APh, NCMP, FCCP, FCPhA, Founder, Birth Control Pharmacist
  • E. Michael Murphy, PharmD, MBA, Advisor for State Government Affairs, American Pharmacists Association
  • Denise Clayton, RPh, FAPhA, Clinical Pharmacist Manager, Commercial Pharmacy, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Angela B. Smith, PharmD, DHA, MHA, FACHE, Director of Pharmacy and Ancillary Services, NC Medicaid, Division of Health Benefits, NC Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Charlene Sampson, RPh, Pharmacist, NC Medicaid, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Additional Expert Panelist:

  • JoeMichael T. Fusco, PharmD, MCO Pharmacy Compliance Manager, Virginia Dept of Medical Assistance Services



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