Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-77.2 - Retail pharmacies

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 20, April 6, 2022

Retail pharmacies are eligible to participate if they meet the requirements of this rule.

(1) Licensure. Participating retail pharmacies must be licensed in the state of Iowa or duly licensed in another state. Out-of-state retail pharmacies delivering, dispensing, or distributing drugs by any method to an ultimate user physically located in Iowa must be duly licensed by Iowa as a nonresident pharmacy for that purpose.
(2) Survey participation. As a condition of participation, retail pharmacies are required to make available drug acquisition cost invoice information, product availability information if known, dispensing cost information, and any other information deemed necessary by the department to assist in monitoring and revising reimbursement rates pursuant to 441-subrule 79.1(8) or for the efficient operation of the pharmacy benefit.
a. A pharmacy shall produce and submit all requested information in the manner and format requested by the department or its designee at no cost to the department or its designee.
b. A pharmacy shall submit information to the department or its designee within the time frame indicated following receipt of a request for information unless the department or its designee grants an extension upon written request of the pharmacy.
c. Any dispensing or acquisition cost information submitted to the department that specifically identifies a pharmacy's individual costs shall be held confidential.


Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-77.2
ARC 0485C, lAB 12/12/12, effective 2/1/2013

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