Kan. Admin. Regs. § 68-18-2 - Accepting unused medications

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Each qualifying center or clinic that elects to participate in the unused medications program shall submit to the board written notification of intent to participate on a form approved by the board.
(b) Each qualifying center or clinic shall maintain all unused medications in a storage unit with controlled access.
(c) After the acceptance of each unused medication from an adult care home that has become a donating entity as specified in K.A.R. 68-18-1(a), each qualifying center or clinic shall perform the following:
(1) Determine the quality and suitability of each unused medication by verification of a pharmacist that the unused medication meets the following requirements, in addition to the requirements of L. 2008, ch. 9, sec. 4 and amendments thereto:
(A) Can be identified; and
(B) is not a medication that can be dispensed only to a patient or resident registered with the drug manufacturer;
(2) ensure that the name of the patient or resident and all of the patient's or resident's personal identifiers have been removed in order to protect confidentiality;
(3) check each unused medication against the manifest to resolve any discrepancies with the donating entity; and
(4) complete the manifest and return a copy of the manifest to the donating entity.
(d) After the acceptance of each unused medication from a mail service pharmacy or a medical care facility that has become a donating entity as specified in K.A.R. 68-18-1(a), each qualifying center or clinic shall perform the following:
(1) Determine the quality and suitability of each unused medication by the verification of a pharmacist or practitioner that the unused medication meets the following requirements, in addition to the requirements of L. 2008, ch. 9, sec. 4 and amendments thereto:
(A) Can be identified; and
(B) is not a medication that can be dispensed only to a patient or resident registered with the drug manufacturer; and
(2) meet all of the requirements specified in paragraphs (c)(2), (3), and (4).
(e) Each qualifying center or clinic shall maintain a copy of the manifest that was provided by the donating entity for at least five years. The qualifying center or clinic shall also maintain a copy of the manifest signed and returned to the donating agency for at least five years.
(f) A qualifying center or clinic shall not accept or dispense an unused medication that can be dispensed only to a patient or resident registered with the drug manufacturer.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 68-18-2
Authorized by and implementing L. 2008, ch. 9, §7; effective Jan. 2, 2009.

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