A licensed retail pharmacy that desires
to provide and/or use central prescription filling services must maintain
policies and procedures, which are readily retrievable for submission to the
Board or Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency ("GDNA") upon request.
The policies and procedures must include:
1. A clear description of the activities in
the prescription filling process to be performed by each pharmacy;
2. An outline of the responsibilities of each
3. An outline of the
accountabilities of each pharmacy;
4. A list of the names, addresses, telephone
numbers, and all license/registration numbers for the pharmacies participating
in the central prescription filling;
(i) Protection of the confidentiality and
integrity of patient information;
(ii) Maintenance of appropriate records to
identify the names, initials, or identification codes and specific activities
of each pharmacist who performed any processing; and
(iii) Compliance with all federal and state
laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to the central filling of
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
entitled "Policies and Procedures" adopted. F. Nov.
15, 2019; eff. Dec. 5, 2019.