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Board of Pharmacy Warns of Fake Callers

The Board of Pharmacy is warning licensees to be aware of scam callers claiming to represent the California State Board of Pharmacy or another government agency. In many cases, callers are attempting to extort money or elicit sensitive information — e.g., license numbers, DEA registration numbers, etc. — from licensees. 

Learn About New PSLF Program Rules for California and Texas Physicians, Hospitals During Webinar   

The California Medical Association, California Hospital Association, Texas Medical Association, and Texas Hospital Association are hosting a webinar on Sept. 28 at 12:15-1:15 p.m. (PT) about the new federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program rules, which expand eligibility for California and Texas physicians. It will also discuss how hospitals, foundations, and other entities can become “qualifying employers” for purposes of PSLF, even though they are prohibited by state law from employing physicians. 

From Hurricanes to Earthquakes, Hospitals Stand Ready

Earlier this week, Hurricane Hilary — by then a tropical storm — struck Southern California, bringing record rainfall and widespread flooding from San Diego to Los Angeles and beyond. California hasn’t seen a tropical storm in 26 years, according to The Weather Channel.