Allow Pharmacists To Dispense an Emergency Supply of Chronic Maintenance Drugs

Last updated: Dec 3, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Representative Amy Roeder, House 125
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1776

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

Representative Roeder of Bangor would allow pharmacists to dispense an emergency supply of a chronic maintenance drug to a patient without a prescription if the pharmacist is unable to obtain authorization to refill the prescription from a health care provider and the pharmacist has a record of the prescription in the name of the patient, including the amount of the drug dispensed in the most recent prescription or the standard unit of dispensing the drug. (EMERGENCY)