Pratt speaks on Telepharmacies during Chamber luncheon

By DEREK LOPEZ

Micah Pratt spoke about Telepharmacies during the Chamber Luncheon on Tuesday at Nopalitos Restaurant in Littlefield. “Telepharmacies started in other states such as South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa and this past summer we introduced it into the senate and house committees and actually got it passed for the state of Texas and it went into effect Jan. 1st of last year,

 

” he said. “My wholesaler, who I purchase all of my medications from, approached me and asked me if I wanted to do some testimonies in front of all of the committees. I flew out in May; that was a challenge going in front of the senate committee, Health and Human Services and the House side. We had to get it passed through the committees and they have to vote on it and they all said yes, pretty much unanimously.” He added, “The House voted on it 135-17 and the Senate pretty much passed it unanimously. We were very excited”!

 

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