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Rule 4729:5-5-13 | Serial numbering of prescriptions.


All outpatient prescriptions must be serially numbered when entered into a computer system or when dispensed under a manual system.

(A) The serial number must appear on the original prescription.

(B) There must be a complete accounting of all numbers used in the serial numbering system.

(C) All prescriptions that cannot be refilled, either because of the dispensing of all refills or the length of time since issuance, shall be assigned a new serial number upon an authorization for additional dispensing by a prescriber or prescriber's agent.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4729.26, 3719.28, 3715.69
Amplifies: 3715.64, 4729.55, 4729.37, 3719.27, 3719.13, 3719.07, 3719.05
Five Year Review Date: 12/1/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 9/10/1976, 3/21/1988, 3/1/1992, 1/17/1997, 3/1/1999, 3/31/2000, 2/1/2005, 4/27/2007, 1/1/2009, 1/1/2011, 10/1/2016