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February 2017

Kim Sveska & Nicholas Nahorski to Speak at 2017 MPA Annual Convention & Exposition

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FBMJ attorneys Kim Sveska and Nicholas Nahorski will be speaking at the upcoming Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) Annual Convention & Exposition to be held February 24-26, 2017 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Their presentation titled “Legal Updates and More” will address the impact of the opioid epidemic on prescribing and dispensing opioid medications, recent criminal activity relating to the overprescribing of opioids, new regulations related to e-cigarettes and how the new marijuana statute may impact pharmacies in 2017. In addition, they will discuss recent changes to Michigan Statutes pertaining to pharmacy, the increased frequency of insurance company audits, adverse findings and the defense of results, new litigation tactics being used by plaintiff’s attorneys and current activities regarding non-sterile and sterile compounding.

MPA is a state professional society active for more than 130 years serving Michigan’s pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists in all settings of practice. Their mission is to serve members by providing support, advocacy and resources that ultimately improve patient care, safety, health, and the practice of pharmacy. Contact Kim at ksveska@fbmjlaw.com or Nick at nnahorski@fbmjlaw.com for more information.