Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-26-.03 - Eligibility Requirements

(1) No physician or pharmacist may engage in a Collaborative Drug Therapy Management Agreement unless each Collaborating Physician and Collaborating Pharmacist who is a party to the Agreement holds an active, unrestricted license in Alabama.
(2) No physician may enter into an Agreement with a Collaborating Pharmacist who is not licensed by the Board of Pharmacy, does not have an active, unrestricted license, is not employed by a pharmacy with an unrestricted permit (where applicable), and does not comply with each term and requirement of the Board of Pharmacy's rule(s) regarding Collaborative Drug Therapy Management.
(3) No pharmacist may enter into an Agreement with a Collaborating Physician who is not licensed by the Board of Medical Examiners, does not have an active, unrestricted license, and does not comply with each term and requirement of the Board of Medical Examiners' rule(s) regarding Collaborative Drug Therapy Management.
(4) A physician or pharmacist engaged in an Agreement shall have:
(a) An active, unrestricted license to practice medicine or pharmacy in the State of Alabama;
(b) An active, unrestricted Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate issued by the Board of Medical Examiners or Board of Pharmacy;
(c) As to pharmacists providing services in a facility permitted pursuant to Ala. Code § 34-23-30 only, the pharmacy must maintain an active unrestricted pharmacy permit and DEA registration;
(d) As to physicians only, shall have practiced medicine for at least three years, or have practiced medicine for at least one year, if the physician is certified by a specialty board approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (AOABOS); and
(e) Paid all collaborative practice fees due to the Board of Medical Examiners and the Board of Pharmacy.

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Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-26-.03
Adopted by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIX, Issue No. 11, August 31, 2021, eff. 10/15/2021.

Author: Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, § 34-24-53; Act 2019-368 (Code of Ala. 1975, § 34-23-77) .

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