16-230 C.M.R. ch. 1, § 5 - Waiver of requirements for security prescription blank

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

A. A health care provider, pharmacy, printer, reproducer, or distributor of prescription blanks may apply in writing to the Department of Public Safety for a waiver from the requirements for security prescription blanks. A request for waiver shall include:
(1) A detailed statement of the security features provided by the system proposed by the applicant for the prevention of forgery or alteration of an original prescription; or
(2) A sample of the alternative prescription blank.
B. The system or prescription blank proposed by the applicant shall provide a level of security substantially equivalent to a security prescription blank.
C. The Department of Public Safety shall grant or deny the application in writing within 60 (sixty) days after the request is received.
D. When a waiver has been granted, the Department of Public Safety may suspend or revoke the waiver if the alternative system or alternative prescription blank does not provide security substantially equivalent to a security prescription blank.
E. The Department of Public Safety shall inform the Board of Pharmacy in writing upon granting or denying such a request for a waiver.

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16-230 C.M.R. ch. 1, § 5

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