4729-29-01 Reasonable attempt to contact and confer.

As used in division (b) of section 4729.39 of the Revised Code, a "reasonable attempt to contact and confer" shall be deemed to have occurred if the pharmacist provides the physician with notification of the intended action to be taken pursuant to the consult agreement and provides the physician with the opportunity to respond in a timely manner. Such notification may include, but is not limited to, one of the following methods:

(A) Personally meeting with the physician;

(B) Telephone discussion with the physician;

(C) Facsimile in a manner that confirms delivery;

(D) Electronic mail that confirms delivery;

(E) Any other method in writing that reaches the physician in a timely manner; or

(F) Any other method of notification as outlined in the consult agreement between the pharmacist and physician that might reasonably be expected to allow for the notification of the physician prior to the implementation of the intended action.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/26/2008 and 09/26/2013

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 4729.26

Rule Amplifies: 4729.01 , 4729.39

Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/1999, 6/1/2001