4729-5-14 Prescription format for a hospice outpatient.

For purposes of preprinted prescription forms for hospice outpatients, the following conditions apply:

(A) Preprinted prescription forms may contain multiple orders on one form and the prescriber may select as many drug orders as necessary. Additional prescriptions may be manually added to this sheet.

(B) Preprinted forms may not contain prescription orders for schedule II drugs. Schedule II drugs may be manually added to the preprinted forms and signed by the prescriber.

(C) The prescriber shall indicate on each preprinted form the drug orders authorized on the form by either:

(1) Manually indicating the total drug orders authorized on the form; or

(2) Manually initialing each drug order.

(D) All written drug orders must be signed by the prescriber.

(E) All signed prescriptions may be faxed from the prescriber or the hospice location to the pharmacy.

(F) At the direction of the prescriber, verbal drug orders may be transmitted to the pharmacy by the hospice nurse, except for schedule II drug orders.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/01/2010 and 10/01/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3719.28 , 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 3719.06 , 4729.37
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/01