Iowa Admin. Code r. 657-40.7 - Policies and procedures

Policies and procedures shall be developed and adhered to in a TPV program. Policies and procedures for a TPV program shall include, at a minimum, the following:

1. A program to train certified pharmacy technicians to be checking technicians pursuant to subrule 40.4(2), including but not limited to training in the scanning technology to be utilized in the TPV program, limitations of the scanning technology, and strategies to compensate for these limitations.
2. A procedure to identify a representative sample to complete a quarterly quality assurance double check of prescriptions verified by each checking technician.
3. Redirection of pharmacist hours to clinical pharmacy services.
4. Identification of drug products for which authorized checking technicians will be prohibited from performing final drug product verification during the prescription-filling or medication distribution process.


Iowa Admin. Code r. 657-40.7
Adopted by IAB May 22, 2019/Volume XLI, Number 24, effective 6/26/2019

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