Or. Admin. R. 411-085-0340 - Residents' Rights: Pharmaceutical Services, Charges for Drugs

(a) The resident must have a choice from among prescription/nonprescription drug delivery systems so long as the system selected:
(A) Provides for timely delivery of drugs;
(B) Provides adequate protection to prevent tampering with drugs;
(C) Provides that drugs are delivered in a unit of use compatible with the established system of the facility for dispensing drugs, whether that system is provided by a facility pharmacy or by a contract with a pharmacy; and
(D) Provides a 24-hour emergency service procedure either directly or by contract with another pharmacy.
(b) The resident must have a choice from among suppliers of nonprescription medication, but no facility is required to accept any opened container of such medication;
(c) If the established system of the facility, whether provided by facility pharmacy or a pharmacy under contract, provides resident profile information (diagnosis, medications and allergies), the pharmacy chosen by the resident under subsection (1)(a) of this rule must also provide that information for any resident it serves at the facility;
(d) The resident must have a choice from among suppliers of nonprescriptive sickroom supplies so long as any items supplied can be maintained in a clean manner with equipment available at the facility;
(e) For purposes of subsections (1)(b) and (c) of this rule, "supplier" includes an authorized representative of the resident who purchases nonprescriptive medication or nonprescriptive sickroom supplies at retail.
(a) If a facility charges residents for drugs, the following must be made available to the resident on request:
(A) Name of the drug;
(B) Amount paid by the facility for the drug;
(C) Amount charged by the facility for the drug; and
(D) Amount of repackaging costs, if any.
(b) If a pharmacy charges any resident's insurance company or other party for a drug administered to a resident in a nursing facility, the pharmacy must provide on request a written bill listing the:
(A) Name of the drug; and
(B) Amount charged by the pharmacy for the drug.


Or. Admin. R. 411-085-0340
SSD 19-1990, f. 8-29-90, cert. ef. 10-1-90; SPD 26-2004, f. 7-30-04, cert. ef. 8-1-04

Stat. Auth.: ORS 410.070 & 441.055

Stats. Implemented: ORS 441.055, 441.083, 441.084 & 441.615

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