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Rule 4729:5-12-01 | Medication Therapy Management - Definitions.


As used in in Chapter 4729:5-12 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Personal supervision" or "direct supervision" means a pharmacist shall be physically present in the pharmacy, or in the area where the practice of pharmacy is occurring, and provide personal review and approval of all professional activities.

(B) "Medication therapy management" or "MTM" means:

(1) A distinct service or group of services that is intended to optimize the therapeutic outcomes of a patient. Medication therapy management can be an independent service provided by a pharmacist or pharmacy intern under the direct supervision of a pharmacist or can be in conjunction with the dispensing of a dangerous drug with the objectives of:

(a) Enhancing appropriate medication use;

(b) Improving medication adherence;

(c) Increasing detection of adverse drug events;

(d) Improving collaboration between a prescriber and pharmacist; and

(e) Improving outcomes.

(2) Medication therapy management may only be performed by the following:

(a) An Ohio licensed pharmacist;

(b) An Ohio licensed pharmacy intern practicing in this state under the direct supervision of a pharmacist; and

(c) A pharmacist or pharmacy intern practicing in another state in accordance with that state's laws and rules.

(C) "Limited category II terminal distributor of dangerous drugs license with a medication therapy management classification" means a limited category II terminal distributor of dangerous drugs license issued by the state board of pharmacy in accordance with section 4729.54 of the Revised Code to a person solely engaged in the practice of medication therapy management.

A limited category II terminal distributor of dangerous drugs license with a medication therapy management classification does not entitle the holder to possess or sell dangerous drugs.

(D) "Readily retrievable" means that records maintained in accordance with this chapter shall be kept in such a manner that they can be separated out from all other records and produced for review by an agent of the board within three business days.

(E) "State" means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

Last updated March 19, 2024 at 2:56 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4729.26
Amplifies: 4729.54, 4729.55
Five Year Review Date: 9/28/2023