(1) All outpatient clinic pharmacies shall
renew biennially by June 30th of each odd numbered year with the Georgia State
Board of Pharmacy. Certificates of registration shall be issued to outpatient
clinic pharmacies which meet the requirements for licensure and which comply
with Chapter 480-33 of the Rules of the Georgia State Board of
Information for Licensure. The Board requires the following information from
each outpatient clinic pharmacy as part of the initial licensing procedure and
as part of each renewal of such license. The name, complete street address for
the business (i.e., geographic location), and telephone number of the
applicant/ licensee. All trade or business names used by the
applicant/licensee. Address, telephone numbers, and the name(s) of the clinic
(a) The type of ownership or
operation (i.e., partnership, corporation, or sole proprietorship);
The name(s) of the owner
and/or operator of the applicant/licensee, including:
1. If a sole proprietorship, the complete
name of the proprietor;
2. If a
partnership, the complete name of each partner, and the name of the
If a corporation,
the name and title of each corporate officer and director, the corporate name
and the state of incorporation, and the name of the parent company, if any.
(i) Where operations are conducted at more
than one location by a single outpatient clinic pharmacy, each such location
shall be licensed by the Board.
Applications for Licensure.
(I) Registration of an outpatient clinic
pharmacy shall be considered filed with the Board when an application is
received by the Board, a fee paid, and a report from the Director of the
Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency (GDNA) certifying that the applicant
possesses the necessary qualifications for a license.
(II) Application fees shall not be
(III) Licenses shall
become null and void upon the sale, transfer or change of mode of operation or
location of the business.
Licenses are renewed for two year periods and expire on June 30th of each odd
numbered year and may be renewed upon the payment of the required fee for each
place of business and the filing of an application for renewal. If the
application for renewal is not filed with the Board and the fee paid before
September 1st, of each odd numbered year, the license shall lapse and may not
be renewed. An application for reinstatement shall be required. Reinstatement
shall be at the sole discretion of the Board.
(V) Changes in any information in this
section shall be submitted to the Board prior to such change.
(I) To obtain an outpatient clinic pharmacy
license, the outpatient clinic pharmacy must employ a
Board shall consider the following factors in determining eligibility for
licensure for each person(s) in charge of the facility when considering an
application for an outpatient clinic pharmacy license:
I.Any convictions of the applicant under any
Federal, State, or local laws relating to drugs, wholesale or retail drug
distribution, or distribution of controlled substances;
II.Any felony convictions of the applicant
under any Federal, State, or local laws;
III.The furnishing by the applicant of false
or fraudulent material or information in any application;
IV.Suspension or revocation of Federal,
State, or local government of any pharmacist, pharmacy or other healthcare
license currently or previously held by the applicant;
V.Failure to comply with any licensing
requirements under a previously held license, if any;
VI.Failure to comply with any requirements to
maintain and/or make available to the state licensing authority or to Federal,
State, or local law enforcement officials, any records required to be
maintained by outpatient clinic pharmacies;
VII.Other factors or qualifications the Board
considers relevant to and consistent with the public's health and safety;
VIII.The Board reserves the
right to deny a license to an applicant if it determines that the granting of
such a license would not be in the best interest of the
(3) An outpatient clinic pharmacy registered
with the Board shall not be authorized to dispense refills on prescription drug
Nothing in these
regulations shall be construed to prohibit an outpatient clinic from applying
for a retail pharmacy license as provided for in O.C.G.A. §§
. Any retail pharmacy located
in an outpatient clinic holding a retail pharmacy license, shall comply with
all the laws, rules and regulations applicable to such licensed retail
(5) Nothing herein shall
be construed to interfere with a practitioner of the healing arts practicing as
authorized by law.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original Rule entitled
"Registration" adopted. F. June 7, 1995;
eff. June 27, 1995.
New Rule entitled "Licensure and Registration" adopted. F.
July 24, 2002; eff.
August 13, 2002.
Amended: F. June 29,
2015; eff. July 19, 2015.