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PREP Act Immunity for Pharmacists Ordering COVID-19 Tests: New HHS OGC Advisory Opinion Addresses Conflicting State Laws

[05/21/20]

Posted on May 21, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On May 19, 2020 the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office of the General Counsel (“OGC”) issued an advisory opinion (the “Opinion”) that concludes that the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (“PREP”) Act, “…preempts any state or local requirement that prohibits or effectively prohibits a pharmacist from ordering and administering a COVID-19... READ MORE

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