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- September 16, 2021
Last week, the Biden Administration ordered the U.S. Department of Labor to create an Emergency Temporary Standard through OHSA stating that all employers with more than 100 employees must vaccinate their workforce, or subject to weekly testing. Unsurprisingly, the announcement …
- September 10, 2021
President Joe Biden announced a sweeping new COVID-19 Action Plan – Path Out of the Pandemic – which included new rounds of vaccine mandates for various industries.
- September 2, 2021
The impact of COVID-19 on employers is evolving. Employers are challenged with how to provide a safe workplace for employees and customers. Some employers are exploring mandates or providing incentives to employees for obtaining a COVID-19 vaccine. For those employers …
- August 26, 2021
The FDA granted full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine — which will be marketed as Comirnaty. This applies to all Americans ages 16 and older, however, the vaccine is still available under Emergency Use Authorization for patients between the ages …
- August 23, 2021
The Pfizer vaccine first was granted Emergency Use Authorization in December 2020, and the authorization was expanded to people ages 12 through 15 in May 2021, and continues to be available and for the administration of a third booster dose …
- August 19, 2021
We’ve been hearing about booster shots for the COVID-19 vaccine for a few months, and now it looks like they’re finally here. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention released a joint statement with the U.S Department of Health and …
- May 14, 2021
This new search tool includes pricing of 60,000 pharmacies across the US, according to the blog post and link above. Naturally, as a pharmacist, I was curious so I took this search tool for a test drive today to check …
- May 12, 2021
Indianapolis media reported Dr. Lindsay Weaver, Indiana’s chief medical officer, said Hoosier parents will be allowed to register their 12- to 15-year-old children beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday.
- May 6, 2021
While some individuals and their employers have obtained medications through personal importation that appear to reduce the drug’s cost, the savings results are not universal and there are other considerations that as a pharmacist I think every employer and their …
- April 26, 2021
The Indiana State Department of Health announced it would resume administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at its vaccination clinics over the weekend, according to the Indianapolis Star.
- April 13, 2021
The Indiana State Department of Health announced Tuesday morning it will temporarily suspend usage of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the state’s clinics, the Indianapolis Star reports.
- March 11, 2021
The Apex Benefits team has dug into the language of the American Rescue Plan, which was passed by the U.S. House Wednesday afternoon and was signed by President Biden Thursday.