W. Va. Code R. § 14-2-10 - Restrictions

Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 11, March 18, 2022

10.1. A certificate holder may not establish a pharmacy in an optometric office or sell oral pharmaceutical agents prescribed in treatment unless there is a licensed pharmacist on staff and present when the prescriptions are filled.
10.1.a. The certificate holder may also pass on to the patient a charge for any medications provided to initiate treatment which reflects only the actual amount paid by the optometrist for the agents. In no event shall an optometrist increase the cost of the pharmaceutical agent beyond the wholesale cost of that medication.
10.2. The certificate holder practicing under the authority of this rule shall be held to the same standards of care as that of other health care practitioners providing similar services.


W. Va. Code R. § 14-2-10

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