4729-37-05 Electronic format required for the transmission of dispensing information.

(A) All pharmacy dispensing information or prescriber personally furnishing information required to be submitted to the board of pharmacy pursuant to rule 4729-37-04 of the Administrative Code must be transmitted in the following format specified by the "American Society for Automation in Pharmacy" (ASAP) for prescription monitoring programs:

(1) ASAP Version 4.2 A Standard for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (3/15/2017).

(B) In the event that a pharmacy or a prescriber cannot electronically transmit the required information pursuant to rule 4729-37-04 of the Administrative Code, the pharmacy or prescriber shall immediately contact the board of pharmacy to determine a mutually acceptable method of reporting. The pharmacy or prescriber must document in writing to the board of pharmacy the reasons for the inability to submit the required information.

Effective: 12/29/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/1/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.84, 4729.26, 3719.28
Rule Amplifies: 4729.75, 4729.84, 4729.83, 4729.82, 4729.81, 4729.80, 4729.79, 4729.78, 4729.77, 4729.76
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/06, 10/27/2011, 1/15/2016