Title 902 | Chapter 055 | Regulation 115


902 KAR 55:115.Drug possession by hospice or home health agency.

Section 1.

Authorized Employees. A pharmacy may place a legend drug listed in KRS 315.300 with an authorized employee of a hospice or a home health agency if the pharmacy maintains a record of the license that authorizes the employee to administer legend drugs.

Section 2.

Written Agreement. Each party to a written agreement between a pharmacy and a home health agency or a pharmacy and a hospice shall maintain a copy of the written agreement.

Section 3.

Protocol.

(1)

A protocol required by KRS 315.300 may be included in the written agreement or may be a separate document.

(2)

If the protocol is a separate document, a copy shall be maintained by the pharmacy and by the hospice or home health agency.

(3)

The protocol shall be reviewed not less than annually and modified if necessary.

Section 4.

Records.

(1)

The pharmacy record of a drug placed with authorized employees of a hospice or home health agency shall be retained for five (5) years.

(2)

The record of a drug administered by authorized employees of a hospice or home health agency shall be retained by the pharmacy for five (5) years.

HISTORY: (25 Ky.R. 723; 1369; eff. 12-16-1998; Crt eff. 1-11-2019.)

7-Year Expiration: 1/11/2026

Last Action: 12/15/2021


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