Lawriter - OAC - 4729:5-12-02 Medication therapy management.

4729:5-12-02 Medication therapy management.

(A) A pharmacist or pharmacy intern under the direct supervision of a pharmacist that provides medication therapy management services shall practice at a location that complies with one of the following:

(1) If the person or entity solely performs medication therapy management in this state or to residents of this state, the location shall be licensed as a limited category II terminal distributor of dangerous drugs license with a medication therapy management classification; or

(2) If the person or entity engages in the sale of dangerous drugs, the location is appropriately licensed as a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs.

(B) A non-resident provider of medication therapy management shall obtain the appropriate licensure in accordance with paragraph (A) of this rule.

(C) The number of interns engaged in the practice of medication therapy management at any time is limited to not more than two for each pharmacist on duty unless otherwise approved by the board.

(D) A pharmacist or pharmacy intern under the direct supervision of a pharmacist that provides medication therapy management services shall ensure that they are provided according to the individual needs of a patient and may include the following:

(1) Performing or otherwise obtaining a patient's health status assessment;

(2) Developing a medication treatment plan for monitoring and evaluating a patient's response to therapy;

(3) Monitoring the safety and effectiveness of the medication therapy;

(4) Performing a medication review to identify, prevent or resolve medication related problems;

(5) Providing education and training to a patient or a patient's agent on the use or administration of the medication;

(6) Documenting the delivery of care, communications with other involved healthcare providers and other appropriate documentation and records pursuant to paragraph (E) of this rule;

(7) Providing necessary services to enhance a patient's adherence with the therapeutic regimen;

(8) Integrating medication therapy management services within the overall health management plan for a patient;

(9) Providing for the safe custody and security of all records and compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations concerning the security and privacy of patient information; and

(10) Any other activity as determined by the board.

(E) All records relating to medication therapy management service shall:

(1) Provide accountability and an audit trail; and

(2) Be uniformly maintained for a period of three years and shall be made readily retrievable.

Effective: 4/1/2018
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/01/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 4729.54, 4729.55