R. 338.3601 - Definitions

R. 338.3601. Definitions

Rule 1. As used in this part:

(a) "Charitable clinic" means a charitable nonprofit corporation or facility that meets all of the following requirements:

(i) Is organized as a not-for-profit corporation pursuant to the nonprofit corporation act, 1982 PA 162, MCL 450.2101 to 450.3192.

(ii) Holds a valid exemption from federal income taxation issued pursuant to section 501(a) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 501.

(iii) Is listed as an exempt organization under section 501(c) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 501.

(iv) Is organized under or operated as a part of a health facility or agency licensed under article 17 of the code, MCL 333.20101 to 333.20211.

(v) Provides on an outpatient basis for a period of less than 24 consecutive hours to persons not residing or confined at the facility advice, counseling, diagnosis, treatment, surgery, care, or services relating to the preservation or maintenance of health.

(vi) Has a licensed pharmacy.

(b) "Chemotherapeutic agent" means a chemical agent used for treating various forms of cancer generally by killing the cancer cells.

(c) "Code" means 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211.

(d) "Eligible facility" means a medical institution as that term is defined in R 338.486.

(e) "Department" means the department of licensing and regulatory affairs, bureau of health care services.

(f) "Eligible participant" means an individual who meets all of the following requirements:

(i) Is a resident of this state.

(ii) Is eligible to receive medicaid or medicare or has no health insurance and otherwise lacks reasonable means to purchase prescription drugs, as prescribed in these rules.

(g) "Hazardous waste" means hazardous waste as defined in R 299.9203.

(h) "Health professional" means any of the following individuals licensed and authorized to prescribe and dispense drugs or to provide medical, dental, or other health-related diagnoses, care, or treatment within the scope of his or her professional license:

(i) A physician licensed to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine and surgery under part 170 or 175 of the code, MCL 333.17001 to 333.17088 or 333.17501 to 333.17556.

(ii) A physician's assistant licensed under part 170, 175, or 180 of the code; MCL 333.17001 to 333.17088, 333.17501 to 333.17556, or 333.18001 to 333.18058.

(iii) A dentist licensed under part 166 of the code, MCL 333.16601 to 333.16648.

(iv) An optometrist licensed under part 174 of the code, MCL 333.17404 to 333.17437.

(v) A pharmacist licensed under part 177 of the code, MCL 333.17701 to 333.17780.

(vi) A podiatrist licensed under part 180 of the code, MCL 333.18001 to 333.18058.

(i) "Program" means the statewide unused prescription drug repository and distribution program known as the program for utilization of unused prescription drugs that is established in section 17775 of the code, MCL 333.17775.

(j) "Unit dose package" means a package that contains a single dose drug with the name, strength, control number, and expiration date of that drug on the label.

(k) "Unit of issue package" means a package that provides multiple doses of the same drug, but each drug is individually separated and includes the name, lot number, and expiration date.

(l) "Waste disposal facility" means a waste diversion center or disposal facility that is in compliance with the natural resources and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.101 to 324.90106, for processing or disposal.

(2014 AACS)

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