Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-10A-.06 - Information Systems, Record Keeping, and PDMP Compliance

(1) The originating and central fill pharmacies must share common electronic files or have appropriate technology to allow secure access to sufficient information necessary or required to process and dispense the prescription.
(2) The originating pharmacy shall be responsible for maintaining compliance with the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program for all qualifying prescriptions pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 16-13-59 including those filled utilizing central fill services.
(3) The record keeping of prescriptions processed utilizing central fill services must comply with all federal and state laws, rules, and regulations.
(4) The originating pharmacy must have a pharmacist, pharmacy intern, pharmacy extern, or pharmacy technician sign for the receipt of all prescriptions received from the central fill pharmacy.
(a) Such receipts must be maintained as a part of the prescription record. Receipts shall include the date of receipt, the method of delivery (private, common, or contract carrier) and the name of the originating pharmacy employee accepting delivery.
(b) The pharmacist on duty at the originating pharmacy must verify the receipt of all controlled substances.
(5) The originating pharmacy is responsible for maintaining records of the processing of all prescriptions entered into their information system including prescriptions filled at a central fill pharmacy.
(a) The information system must have the ability to audit the activities of the individuals at the central fill pharmacy filling the originating pharmacy's prescriptions.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-10A-.06
O.C.G.A. § 26-4-60.
Original Rule entitled "Information Systems, Record Keeping, and PDMP Compliance" adopted. F. Nov. 15, 2019; eff. Dec. 5, 2019.

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