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LSA # 12-619 Pharmacy Technology/ePrescribe Rule

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LSA document number (E) LSA # 12-619
Description of rule (E) Amends 856 IAC 1-1.1-3 to update the definition of in personal attendance. Adds 856 IAC 1-1.1-4 to define reasonable visual and vocal distance. Adds 856 IAC 1-1.1-5 to define supervision. Adds 856 IAC 1-1.1-6 to define pharmaceutical care. Adds 856 IAC 1-1.1-7 to define real-time online database. Adds 856 IAC 1-1.1-8 concerning unlicensed person. Adds 856 IAC 1-1.1-9 to define electronic database. Adds 856 IAC 1-1.1-10 to define electronic record or image. Amends 856 IAC 1-29-1 concerning the approval of electronic data processing system. Amends 856 IAC 1-29-3 to update the hard-copy of daily dispensing, verification and retention, and back-up capability requirements. Amends 856 IAC 1-29-6 to update data entry and supervision requirements. Amends 856 IAC 1-29-9 to update the applicability of 856 IAC 1-29. Amends 856 IAC 1-31-1 to update facsimile machines requirements. Amends 856 IAC 1-31-2 to update the requirements for the use of a facsimile machine to electronically transmit a prescription or drug order. Adds 856 IAC 1-31-3 concerning facsimile prescription or drug order maintenance. Amends 856 IAC 1-32-2 to update the requirements for noncontrolled and controlled substance prescription transfers. Amends 856 IAC 1-32-4 updating the responsibilities of pharmacists. Adds 856 IAC 1-32-5 concerning electronic transfers. Amends 856 IAC 1-34-2 to update security feature requirements. Amends 856 IAC 1-37-1 to update the requirements for central fill and/or processing of prescriptions and drug orders. Adds 856 IAC 1-37-1.1 regarding central fill and/or processing facilities. Adds 856 IAC 1-37-1.2 concerning central fill and/or processing supervision. Adds 856 IAC 1-37-1.3 concerning central fill and/or processing remote practice. Amends 856 IAC 1-37-2 updating the contracting for central fill and/or processing requirements. Adds 856 IAC 1-37-2.1 concerning contracting for central fill and/or processing policies and procedures. Amends 856 IAC 1-37-3 updating policy and procedures manual requirements. Amends 856 IAC 1-40-8 to update electronic data intermediary requirements. Adds 856 IAC 1-41 concerning cognitive services. Adds 856 IAC 1-42 concerning remote pharmacy practice. Amends 856 IAC 2-4-1 to update records and inventories requirements. Adds 856 IAC 2-6-1.5 concerning signature requirements. Amends 856 IAC 2-6-7 to update schedule II controlled substances, prescription required, and exception requirements. Amends 856 IAC 2-6-9 to update schedule II controlled substances partial filling of prescriptions requirements. Amends 856 IAC 2-6-10 to update schedule II controlled substances, label information, and exceptions requirements. Amends 856 IAC 2-6-12 to update schedules III and IV controlled substances requirements. Amends 856 IAC 2-6-13 to update schedules III, IV, and V controlled substances, refilling prescriptions, retrievable information requirements. Amends 856 IAC 2-6-17 to update schedule V controlled substances, prescription requirements, refilling, exceptions requirements. Amends 856 IAC 2-6-18 to update dispensing without a prescription, delivery of devices requirements.  Repeals 856 IAC 1-35-2 and 856 IAC 1-35-3. Statutory authority: IC 25-26-13-4, IC 35-48-3-1.
Notice of intent 11/30/2012 (E) http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20121205-IR-856120619NIA.xml.pdf
Proposed rule http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20130508-IR-856120619PRA.xml.html
Public hearing notice
(publication date)
5/8/2013 http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20130508-IR-856120619PHA.xml.html
Economic impact statement (E) http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20130508-IR-856120619EIA.xml.pdf
IEDC comments 5/30/2013 (E) IEDC Comments Board of Pharmacy Response to IEDC Comments
OSBE comments
Public hearing date and location 6/10/2013 (E)

Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street, Conference Center Room C
Indianapolis, IN 46201

Deadline for comments 6/10/2013 (E)
Submit comments Online 6/10/2013 (E)

Pla4@pla.in.gov

Recommended subject title: Comment on LSA #12-619

Mailing address for comments 6/10/2013 (E) Indiana Board of Pharmacy
RE: LSA #12-619
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Comments may be inspected at this location 6/10/2013 Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
402 West Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46201
Request for public hearing
Other notices
Relevant scientific and technical findings
Adoption of final rule 6/10/2013
Submitted to Attorney General 6/11/2013
Deadline for Attorney General action
Returned by Attorney General
Recalled by agency
Submitted to Governor
Deadline for Governor’s action (may be extended an additional 15 days)
Final rule filed with the Indiana Register 6/19/2013 http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/irtoc.htm?id=2.6&hdate=20130619&ldate=20130619
Final rule published in the Indiana Register 7/17/2013 (E) http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20130717-IR-856120619FRA.xml.pdf
Effective date of rule
Additional information
For additional information, contact Gregory Pachmayr, Director
Indiana Board of Pharmacy
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204