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Category Subcategory Frequently Asked Question
Clerks Clerk licensing & duties Clerk duties:  What tasks may an unlicensed clerk perform?
Clerks  Clerk licensing & duties Clerk identification: How must a clerk be identified to the public?
Clerks  Clerk licensing & duties Clerk ratio: What is the maximum ratio of pharmacists to clerks?
Clerks  Clerk licensing & duties Clerk registration: Does the state require clerks/ support staff to be registered or licensed?
Clerks  Clerk licensing & duties Clerk training: What type of training is required for clerks/ support staff?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA - CQI: Are pharmacies engaged in a DTM CPA required to have a specific continuous quality improvement program?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA - Facility/ Equipment: Are pharmacies engaged in a DTM CPA required to provide any special facilities?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA - Report to Board: Are there any DTM CPA activities pharmacists must report to the Board?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA - Report to PCP: Are there any DTM CPA activities pharmacists must report to the primary care physician?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA - Report to protocol practioner: Are there any DTM CPA activities pharmacists must report to the protocol practitioner?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA Board approval:  Do DTM CPAs need to be approved by the Board before they can be implemented? If not, are there any requirements for notifying the Board?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA clauses:  Are there other specific requirements or issues a DTM CPA must include or address?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA disease states: Are pharmacists allowed to address any disease states under a DTM CPA?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA patient consent: Are the professionals engaged in the DTM CPA required to notify patients or obtain their consent before treating them under the DTM CPA?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA patient limitations: Are there specific requirements regarding who can be a patient under a DTM CPA?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA Protocol practitioner: Are there specific requirements a health care professional must meet to be a protocol practitioner? 
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPA services allowed: What types of clinical services can pharmacists perform under a DTM CPA? (e.g., prescribing, modifying therapy, CLIA-waived tests, etc.)
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPAs in general:  Are community pharmacists allowed to participate in drug therapy management (DTM) Collaborative Practice Agreements (CPAs)? If so, is the DTM CPA required to be patient-specific?
Collaborative Practice CPAs in general CPAs: Is pharmacist collaborative practice allowed?
Compounding Compounding defined Compounding defined:  How does the state define "compounding"?
Compounding Compounding defined Flavoring as compounding:  Does the state consider addition of flavoring to constitute "compounding"?
Compounding Compounding other Advertising compounding services:  Does the state allow compounding pharmacies to advertise? 
Compounding Compounding pharmacy requirements Compounding equipment / facility:  Compared to USP <795> recommendations, what are the equipment & facility requirements?
Compounding Compounding pharmacy requirements Compounding storage:  What storage requirements exist for compounding ingredients and compounded preparations?
Compounding Dispensing compounded products Compounding for office use:  Does the state allow pharmacies to compound preparations for office use?
Compounding Dispensing compounded products Compounding labeling: Compared to USP <795> recommendations, what information is required to be on the prescription bottle when it leaves the pharmacy?
Compounding Dispensing compounded products Compounding record-keeping:  Compared to USP <795> recommendations, what are the recordkeeping requirements for compounded preparations? 
Compounding Dispensing compounded products Nuclear compounding:  Does the state board of pharmacy impose any additional requirements on nuclear or radiologic compounding?
Compounding Dispensing compounded products Veterinary compounded products: Does the state address veterinary compounded preparations?
Compounding USP 795 USP <795> requirements:  Does the state require compliance with USP <795> for non-sterile compounded preparations?
Compounding USP 797 USP <797> requirements:  Does the state require compliance with USP <797> for sterile compounded preparations?
Compounding pharmacy permits Compounding pharmacies Compounding permits: Does the state require an additional permit for sterile or non-sterile compounding?
Compounding pharmacy permits Compounding pharmacies Nonresident compounding permits: Are any additional licenses, permits, or certifications required for a nonresident compounding pharmacy?
Disciplinary Process Clerk conduct that can be disciplined Reporting clerk misconduct:  What clerk misconduct must be reported to the Board?
Disciplinary Process Clerk conduct that can be disciplined Reporting clerk terminations:  Does the pharmacy need to report to the Board when it terminates the employment of a clerk?
Disciplinary Process Intern/ Extern discipline Reporting intern misconduct:  What intern misconduct must be reported to the Board?
Disciplinary Process Intern/ Extern discipline Reporting intern terminations:  Does the pharmacy need to report to the Board when it terminates the employment of an intern?
Disciplinary Process Pharmacist discipline Reporting pharmacist misconduct:  What pharmacist misconduct must be reported to the Board?
Disciplinary Process Pharmacist discipline Reporting pharmacist terminations:  Does the pharmacy need to report to the Board when it terminates the employment of a pharmacist?
Disciplinary Process Technician discipline Reporting technician misconduct:  What technician misconduct must be reported to the Board?
Disciplinary Process Technician discipline Reporting technician terminations:  Does the pharmacy need to report to the Board when it terminates the employment of a technician?
Environmental compliance Environmental controls Humidity storage requirements for drugs
Environmental compliance Environmental controls Temperature storage - what drugs are covered by temperature laws?
Environmental compliance Environmental controls Temperature storage requirements for drugs
Environmental compliance Medication disposal Medication disposal
Filling the Rx Filling the Rx Counseling: What are the patient counseling requirements?
Filling the Rx Filling the Rx Labels: What are the prescription labeling laws?
Filling the Rx Post-filling issues Patient ID:  Does the state require pharmacies to obtain positive ID from a patient before dispensing a prescription? 
Filling the Rx Quality CQI: Does the state require pharmacies to have a continuous quality improvement program?
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Child proof of Vaccination:  What proof of vaccination is required for childhood immunizations?
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Child vaccination schedules: What is the  State’s immunization schedule for children? 
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Healthcare worker immunization schedule: What are the State’s immunization requirements for healthcare workers? 
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization facility/ equipment: What additional requirements relating to facility and equipment exist when vaccinations are administered in the pharmacy setting?
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization off-site: Is off-site administration by pharmacists allowed? 
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization patient screening: Are specific patient screening questions required?  
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization preservative-free:  Are vaccines required to be preservative-free in any circumstances?
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization privacy:  Are there any additional privacy restrictions that apply when a pharmacist is vaccinating a patient?
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization references: Are any specific reference materials required?
Immunizations Vaccine documents Immunization patient consent: What type of patient consent is required prior to administering immunizations?
Immunizations Vaccine documents Immunization patient documentation: What documents must be provided to the patient?
Immunizations Vaccine documents Immunization record keeping: Are there any additional documentation / record keeping requirements for vaccinations? 
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization - epinephrine: Is a standing order/ protocol/ etc. adequate authority for the pharmacist to prescribe, dispense, and administer emergency medications?
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization - physician oversight:  What type of oversight must a pharmacist performing vaccinations receive? 
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization physicians: What licensure, residency, active practice, and/or location requirements exist for the protocol physician?
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization protocol approval:  Is board notice or approval of the protocol required?  
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization protocols: What clauses are required in an immunization protocol?
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization registry enrollment: Is a pharmacy required to enroll in the state immunization registry? 
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization registry opt-out: If the pharmacy is required to report to either the protocol physician, the PCP, or the state, must the pharmacist either require patients to affirmatively opt-in, or give patients opportunity to opt-out?
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization report -  PCP:  Is a pharmacy required to report administration to the patient's primary care physician?  
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization report - adverse event: Does the state require that adverse reactions to vaccines be reported to anyone in addition to VAERS?
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization report - protocol physician: Is a pharmacy required to report administration to the protocol/ authorizing physician?
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization report to state: Which immunizations administered in a pharmacy must be reported to the state? 
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization verify registry:  Is the pharmacy required to check the state registry prior to administering vaccinations to verify patient vaccination history?
Immunizations What vaccines can be administered by a pharmacist? Immunization - vaccines: What vaccines may be administered by a pharmacist?
Interns & Externs Intern & Extern duties CPA Delegation:  Are pharmacists allowed to delegate any of the DTM CPA duties/responsibilities?
Interns & Externs Intern & Extern duties Immunizations by Interns: May a licensed intern/ graduate extern administer vaccines?
Interns & Externs Intern & Extern duties Intern duties:  What tasks can an intern/extern perform?
Interns & Externs Intern & Extern duties Intern ratio: What is the maximum ratio of pharmacists to interns?
Interns & Externs Intern & Extern duties POCT personnel: What other pharmacy personnel can perform CLIA-waived testing? 
Interns & Externs Intern & Extern license & ID Intern hours: How many hours must an intern complete to be able to sit for the licensing exam? 
Interns & Externs Intern & Extern license & ID Intern identification: How must an intern be identified to the public?
Inventory CII: Storage and inventory CII electronic inventory:  If the pharmacy has an electronic inventory system, do any of the CII inventory requirements change?
Inventory CII: Storage and inventory CII inventory frequency: How often is a C-II inventory required?  
Inventory CII: Storage and inventory CII inventory info: What is required to be included in a C-II Inventory? 
Inventory CII: Storage and inventory CII inventory timing: Under what circumstances is a pharmacy required to conduct an inventory of its C-II controlled substances?
Inventory CII: Storage and inventory CII storage: Does the state add any security or storage requirements for C-II Controlled Substances?  
Inventory CIII-CV: Storage and inventory CIII-V electronic inventory: If the pharmacy has an electronic inventory system, do any of the CIII to CV inventory requirements change?
Inventory CIII-CV: Storage and inventory CIII-V inventory frequency: How often is a C-III to C-V inventory required? 
Inventory CIII-CV: Storage and inventory CIII-V inventory info: What is required to be included in a CIII-CV Inventory? 
Inventory CIII-CV: Storage and inventory CIII-V inventory timing: Under what circumstances is a pharmacy required to conduct an inventory of its C-III to C-V controlled substances?
Inventory CIII-CV: Storage and inventory CIII-V storage: Does the state have any additional security or storage requirements for C-III to C-V controlled substances? 
Inventory Ordering Controlled substances CII CSOS:  Does the state have any requirements for electronic ordering of CII's in addition to the DEA requirements for use of a controlled substance ordering system?
Inventory Ordering Controlled substances CII Form-222 lost/ stolen: What are the requirements in the event that a DEA Form-222 is lost or stolen? 
Inventory Ordering Controlled substances CII ordering:  Does the state have any additonal requirements other than using the DEA Form-222?
Inventory Ordering Controlled substances CII voiding Form-222s: What are the requirements for cancelling or voiding a DEA Form-222?
Inventory Ordering Controlled substances CIII-V CSOS: Does the state have any requirements for electronic ordering of CIII-V's in addition to the DEA requirements for use of a controlled substance ordering system?
Inventory Ordering Controlled substances CIII-V ordering: Does the state have any requirements for ordering CIII to CV Controlled Substances in addition to the DEA's requirements?
Inventory Receiving controlled substances CII receiving: Does the state have specific requirements for receiving Schedule II Controlled Substances? 
Inventory Receiving controlled substances CIII-V receiving:  Does the state have specific requirements for receiving C-III to C-V Controlled Substances?
Mail service pharmacies Nonresident pharmacy licenses Medicaid payment for non-res: Will the state's Medicaid program pay for all prescriptions filled by a nonresident pharmacy? 
Mail service pharmacies Nonresident pharmacy licenses Non-res call center pharmacy: Is a permit in this state required for a non-dispensing call center pharmacy that is not located in this state? 
Mail service pharmacies Nonresident pharmacy licenses Non-res filling processing: Is a permit in this state required for a nonresident shared filling pharmacy?
Mail service pharmacies Nonresident pharmacy licenses Non-res shared processing:  Does the state allow shared processing by nonresident pharmacies?
Mail service pharmacies Nonresident pharmacy licenses Nonresident compliance: Is a nonresident pharmacy required to comply with any of this state's laws?
Mail service pharmacies Nonresident pharmacy licenses Nonresident permits: What licenses or permits are required for a nonresident pharmacy?
Miscellaneous dispensing Dispensing - other issues Donation of drugs: Does the state allow drug repository / donation programs?
Miscellaneous dispensing Dispensing - other issues Return to stock:  When can a community pharmacy return a drug to stock that has left the pharmacy?
Opioid Antagonists Opioid antagonists without a Rx May pharmacists provide opioid antagonists without a patient-specific order or prescription?
Opioid Antagonists Opioid antagonists without a Rx Naloxone immunity. Are there statutory immunity provisions for pharmacists distributing opioid antagonists?
Opioid Antagonists Opioid antagonists without a Rx Naloxone prescriber requirements: If may provide w/o Rx, is a prescriber required?
Other expanded practice Pharmacist administration of drugs Administration of drugs: May pharmacists administer drugs?
Other expanded practice Pharmacist prescribing Pharmacist prescribing:  May pharmacists prescribe?
Other expanded practice Pharmacist prescribing Pharmacist prescribing: What limits exist for prescribing pharmacists?
Other permits Other pharmacy board permits OTC license:  Are there any OTC license requirements?
Other permits Other pharmacy board permits Outsourcing facilities:  Does the state license FDCA 503B outsourcing facilities?
Other permits Permits from other agencies CLIA registration: What type of registration does the pharmacy need to perform CLIA-waived tests? 
Other permits Permits from other agencies PBM licensure: Does a Pharmacy Benefit Manager need to be licensed in this state?
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Additional documentation on Rx
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Attestations
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Audit look-back
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Auto-refill prohibitions
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Billing for DAW
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Employee screening
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Erx requriements
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Excluded providers
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Extrapolation
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: FWA claim defined
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: FWA training
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Most favored nation clause?
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: MTM requirements
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Payment for pharmaCIST services
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Penalties
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: pharmacy enrollment
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Provider eiligibility
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Return-to-stock requirements
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Self-Assessment
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: Self-Audit
Payment  Medicaid Medicaid: U&C price definition
Payment  PBM PBM/3rd Party: PBM contract protections for pharmacies
Payment  PBM PBM/3rd Party: Pricing methodology requirements
Payment  PBM PBM/3rd Party: Reporting to state
Pharmacists Pharmacist license & ID Pharmacist C.E.s:  How many continuing education credits are required for a pharmacist to renew his or her license?
Pharmacists Pharmacist license & ID Pharmacist identification: How must a pharmacist be identified to the public?
Pharmacists Pharmacist license & ID Pharmacist license renewal: When must pharmacists' licenses be renewed?
Pharmacists Pharmacist training or certification requirements C.E. for immunization: What continuing education is required to administer vaccines?
Pharmacists Pharmacist training or certification requirements CLIA pharmacist qualifications:  What extra requirements exist before a pharmacist may perform CLIA-waived tests?
Pharmacists Pharmacist training or certification requirements Compounding training / certification:  Do pharmacists need to have any additional training or certification before compounding?
Pharmacists Pharmacist training or certification requirements CPA Continuing education: Are there any specific continuing education requirements pharmacists must fulfill if they engage in a DTM CPA?
Pharmacists Pharmacist training or certification requirements CPA Pharmacist requirements:  Are there any special requirements a pharmacist must fulfill in order to engage in a DTM CPA?
Pharmacists Pharmacist training or certification requirements CPR for immunization: What type of CPR certification is required before administering vaccines?
Pharmacists Pharmacist training or certification requirements Immunization additional registration / certification: Does the pharmacist need to register with the Board before administering vaccines?
Pharmacists Pharmacist training or certification requirements Immunization training:  Is additional training required before administering vaccines?
Pharmacists Pharmacist training or certification requirements Opioid antagonists: What pharmacist requirements exist for dispensing an opioid antagonist without a prescription?
Pharmacists Pharmacist-in-Charge Change of PIC:  What is required when there is a change of pharmacist-in-charge?
Pharmacists Pharmacist-in-Charge Pharmacist-in-charge: What laws define the responsibilities for a PIC?    
Pharmacists Pharmacist-in-Charge PIC for nonresident:  Does the state require nonresident pharmacy pharmacists in charge to hold a license in both states?
Pharmacists Preceptors Preceptors: What training/ licensing / reporting requirements exist for preceptors?
Pharmacy permits  Pharmacy permits in general Change of location:  What is required when a pharmacy moves to a new location?
Pharmacy permits  Pharmacy permits in general Change of ownership:  Is a new pharmacy license / permit required for change of ownership?
Pharmacy permits  Pharmacy permits in general Closing a pharmacy:  How soon must the Board be notified before permanently closing a pharmacy?
Pharmacy permits  Pharmacy permits in general Community pharmacy license:  In addition to a DEA registration, what license is required for a community pharmacy to open and dispense drugs?
Pharmacy permits  Pharmacy permits in general Pharmacy permit renewal: When do pharmacy permits expire?
Pharmacy permits  Pharmacy permits in general Remodel permit:  What is required when a pharmacy remodels?
Pharmacy permits  Pharmacy permits in general State Cont'd Subs permit: Is the pharmacy required to obtain a State Controlled Substance Permit in addition to the state pharmacy permit and the federal DEA registration?
Pharmacy permits  Pharmacy permits in general Temporary closure of a pharamcy:  How soon must the Board be notified of a pharmacy closing temporarily?
Pharmacy permits  Physical space requirements Access to pharmacy:  Who may hold the keys/ alarm for pharmacy department? 
Pharmacy permits  Physical space requirements Counseling area:   What is required for a patient counseling area? 
Pharmacy permits  Physical space requirements Equipment: What equipment is required in a pharmacy? 
Pharmacy permits  Physical space requirements Hours of Operation: Are there defined minimum or maximum hours of operation?
Pharmacy permits  Physical space requirements Pharmacy physical requirements:  What are the physical requirements for a pharmacy? 
Pharmacy permits  Physical space requirements Pharmacy security: What physical security measures must be taken in a pharmacy? (in addition to locking pharmacy area when pharmacy closed, limiting keys and alarm codes to pharmacists)
Pharmacy permits  Physical space requirements Restrooms:  Does the state require a restroom to be located near the pharmacy?
Pharmacy permits  Physical space requirements Signs required in pharmacy:  What types of signs must be posted at the pharmacy?
Point of care testing CLIA-Waiver requirements POCT: COW transfer
Point of care testing CLIA-Waiver requirements POCT: Laboratory director requirements
Point of care testing CLIA-Waiver requirements POCT: Labortory supervisor requirements
Point of care testing CLIA-Waiver requirements POCT: Off-site
Point of care testing CLIA-Waiver requirements POCT: Proficiency testing requirements
Point of care testing CLIA-Waiver requirements POCT: What agency oversees CLIA-waived laboratory facilities?
Point of care testing POCT testing by pharmacists POCT / CPA: What tests may pharmacists perform
Point of care testing POCT testing by pharmacists POCT: What tests may pharmacists perform?
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE age limit: What is the state's age limit for customers to purchase covered products?  *** Federal law (Combat Meth) does not address minimum ages
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE customer purchase limits: What is the state's quantity limit for purchasing more than one transaction of covered products?   *** Federal law (Combat Meth) = 9 grams/ 30 days.  21 USC 844
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE daily sales limit: What is the state's quantity limit for daily retail OTC sale of covered products?  *** Federal law (Combat Meth) = 3.6 gm/ day.  21 USC 830(d)(1) and 21 CFR 1314.20(a)
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE employee training:  Does the state require specific training for personnel who sell covered products? (In addition to Combat Meth's requirement that the pharmacy provide training to ensure that the individuals understand Combat Meth requirements) 21 CFR 1314.35
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE ID requirements: What type of identification does the state require the pharmacy to obtain from purchasers?  *** Federal law requires an ID card with a photograph that is issued by a State or Federal Government.  21 USC 830(e)(1)(iv)(I)
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE log book notice/ disclaimer:  Does the state require the log book to contain specific notice or disclaimer language (in addition to that required by Combat Meth)?   21 USC 830(e)(1)(A)(v) and 21 CFR 1314.30(d)
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE log book type: What type of log book does the state require?   *** Federal law (Combat Meth) allows for either written or electronic lists.  21 USC 830(e)(1)(A)(iv)(I)(bb) and 21 CFR 1314.30
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE mail or internet sales:  Does the state have any requirements (or prohibitions) in addition to Combat Meth that address whether covered products can be sold by internet/mail?     *** Federal law (Combat Meth) has specific additional requirements for mail-order sales. 21 USC 830(e)(2), 21 USC 831, and 21 CFR 1314.100 to 1314.115.
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE privacy requirements: Are there any additional restrictions on disclosure of information in logbooks than provided for under Combat Meth?   *** Federal law (Combat Meth) restricts disclosure of information in purchase logbooks.  21 USC 830(e)(1)(C) and 21 CFR 1314.45
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE Rx requirements: Does the state require a patient-specific prescription to sell PSE or ephedrine?  *** Federal law (Combat Meth) allows behind-the-counter pharmacy sales (w/o a Rx) if record keeping and quantity limits are met.  21 USC 830 and 21 CFR 1314.25
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE sales reporting to state:  Are there any reporting requirements to report sales?
Precursor Chemicals Pseudoephedrine PSE training self-certification: Does the state require documentation or reporting of training (in addition to Combat Meth's requirement of submitting a self-certification to the U.S. Atty General)? 21 CFR 1314.40
Prescribing Authority Homeopath/ naturopath prescribing Homeopath /  Cont'd sub Rx: May homeopathic physicians prescribe controlled substances?
Prescribing Authority Homeopath/ naturopath prescribing Homeopath / Legend drug Rx: May homeopathic physicians prescribe legend drugs?
Prescribing Authority Homeopath/ naturopath prescribing Naturopath /  Cont'd sub Rx: May naturopathic physicians prescribe controlled substances?
Prescribing Authority Homeopath/ naturopath prescribing Naturopath / Legend drug Rx: May naturopathic physicians prescribe legend drugs?
Prescribing Authority Optometrist prescribing Optometrist / Cont'd sub Rx: May optometrists prescribe controlled substances?
Prescribing Authority Optometrist prescribing Optometrist/ Legend drug Rx: May optometrists prescribe legend drugs?
Prescribing Authority Physician assistant prescribing Physician Assistants / Cont'd sub Rx: May physician assistants prescribe controlled substances?
Prescribing Authority Physician assistant prescribing Physician Assistants / Legend drug Rx: May physician assistants prescribe legend drugs?
Prescribing Authority Prescribing nurses Midwives: May a midwife prescribe?  
Prescribing Authority Prescribing nurses Prescribing nurses - types: What types of nurses are allowed to prescribe?
Prescribing Authority Prescribing nurses Prescribing nurses / Cont'd sub Rx: May advanced practice nurses  prescribe controlled substances?
Prescribing Authority Prescribing nurses Prescribing nurses / Legend drug Rx:  May advanced practice nurses prescribe legend drugs?
Records Inventory records Inventory record retention: How long do inventory records need to be maintained? (this applies to legend drug and controlled substance records)
Records Medical records/ state HIPAA Medicaid: Record retention & provacy
Records Medical records/ state HIPAA State HIPAA: Additional restrictions on use/ disclosure
Records Medical records/ state HIPAA State HIPAA: Authorization additional language
Records Medical records/ state HIPAA State HIPAA: Breach notification requirements
Records Medical records/ state HIPAA State HIPAA: Marketing
Records Medical records/ state HIPAA State HIPAA: NoPP additions
Records Medical records/ state HIPAA State HIPAA: Refill reminders
Records Medical records/ state HIPAA State HIPAA: Subpoenas
Records Prescription records Backup: Are there data backup requirements with erecords?
Records Prescription records eStorage of Rx
Records Prescription records How are legend drugs hard copies required to be filed?
Records Prescription records If the state allows eStorage of Rx's, how long must hard copy Rx's be retained before shredding?
Records Prescription records Image capture in lieu of back-tags:  If the state permits electronic retention of hard copy prescriptions via image capture, must a pharmacy still fulfill the back-tag requirements?
Records Prescription records Printing eRx's: Do non-controlled eRx's need to be printed (in other words, is the electronic image sufficient for recordkeeping purposes)?
Records Prescription records Printing scanned images: What items must the system be able to print from a scanned image record?
Records Prescription records Requirements fo electronic CS records
Records Storing records CII order forms:  How long must CII order forms be maintained?
Records Storing records CIII-V invoices: How long must invoices for CIII to CVs be maintained? 
Records Storing records How to CS store invoices
Records Storing records Storage of Form-106
Records Storing records Storage of PSE log book
Reporting PDMP reporting PDMP agency: To whom must the report be submitted?
Reporting PDMP reporting PDMP check before filling:  Does the state require the pharmacy or pharmacist to check the PMP database before dispensing a prescription?
Reporting PDMP reporting PDMP drugs: What drugs must be reported to the state's Prescription Monitoring Program?
Reporting PDMP reporting PDMP error correction:  When reporting errors occur, what does the pharmacy need to do to correct these errors?
Reporting PDMP reporting PDMP for non-resident pharmacies:  If a pharmacy is located in another state, but fills for a resident, is the pharmacy required to report to the resident's state PMP
Reporting PDMP reporting PDMP information: What information must be reported to the PDMP
Reporting PDMP reporting PDMP penalties: What are the penalties for failure to report to the PDMP?
Reporting PDMP reporting PDMP registration: Are individuals (pharmacists, interns, technicians, etc) required to register with the PDMP?
Reporting PDMP reporting PDMP timeframe: What is the timeframe for reporting to the Prescription Monitoring Program?
Reporting Theft and Loss reporting Reporting order shortages:  Are there any reporting obligations for when shortage must be reported to the wholesaler?  
Reporting Theft and Loss reporting Theft/loss Form-106 agency: Where does the pharmacy need to send the DEA Form-106?
Reporting Theft and Loss reporting Theft/loss Form-106 report timing: When must Form-106 be filed?
Reporting Theft and Loss reporting Theft/loss notice agency:  Where does the pharmacy need to send the send initial theft or loss notice?
Reporting Theft and Loss reporting Theft/loss notice timing: When do pharmacies need to give notice of a theft or loss?
Reporting Theft and Loss reporting Theft/loss threshold:  What is the minimum threshold for giving notice that a controlled substance has been stolen or lost?
Schedules Additional CS Additional Cont'd subs: Does the state add any drugs to Schedules II through V that are not included on the DEA's list? 
Shared services Shared call center  Call center location: May central call center pharmacists and technicians be located outside a licensed pharmacy (in other words, would the state allow work-from-home)?
Shared services Shared call center Call center in-state:  Does the state allow non-dispensing pharmacies to act as call centers to support pharmacies?
Shared services Shared call center Contract call centers:  Will state law allow a pharmacy to contract with an unrelated non-dispensing pharmacy to perform call center functions for it?
Shared services Shared call center Non-resident call center pharmacist:   Is the pharmacist's home state license sufficient if working in an out-of-state (OOS) non-dispensing pharmacy?  
Shared services Shared call center OOS call centers:  Does the state allow call center functions to be performed by non-dispensing out-of-state pharmacies?
Shared services Shared filling   Shared filling contract pharmacies:  Will state law allow contracting with an unrelated pharmacy to perform shared filling functions?
Shared services Shared filling   Shared filling in-state:  Does the state allow shared filling by in-state pharmacies?
Shared services Shared filling   Shared filling labels: What is required to be on a Rx label when a prescription is centrally filled?
Shared services Shared filling   Shared filling notification: Is the dispensing pharmacy required to notify patients that prescriptions may be central filled?
Shared services Shared filling   Shared filling OOS pharmacies:  Does the state allow shared filling by out-of-state pharmacies?
Shared services Shared filling   Shared filling operations: What are the state's requirements for establishing a central fill location?
Shared services Shared Processing Shared processing contract pharmacies:  Will state law allow contracting with an unrelated pharmacy to perform processing functions?
Shared services Shared Processing Shared processing in-state:  Does the state allow shared processing with in-state pharmacies?
Shared services Shared Processing Shared processing location: May shared processing pharmacists and technicians be located outside a licensed pharmacy (work-from-home)?
Shared services Shared Processing Shared processing OOS pharmacies:  Does the state allow shared processing by out-of-state pharmacies?
Shared services Shared Processing Shared processing pharmacist license: Is a shared processing pharmacist required to get a license in this state? 
Shared services Shared Processing Shared processing technician license: Is a shared processing technician required to get a license in this state? 
Shared services Telepharmacy Tele-pharmacy: Does the state have a tele-pharmacy (or tele-medicine) law that allows for patient counseling via teleconference or visual remote communications?
Technicians Technician duties Technician duties:  What tasks can a technician perform?
Technicians Technician duties Technician-in-training duties:  What tasks can a technician-in-training perform?
Technicians Technician license & ID Technician C.E.s:  How many continuing education credits must a technician complete to renew his or her license
Technicians Technician license & ID Technician identification: How must a technician be identified to the public?
Technicians Technician license & ID Technician initial licensure:  What is required for a technician to obtain a registration/ license/ certification?
Technicians Technician license & ID Technician license renewal: When must a technician's registration/ license/ certification be renewed?
Technicians Technician license & ID Technician licensing: Is a technician required to be registered, licensed, or certified before working in a pharmacy?
Technicians Technician Ratio Call center tech ratio: What is the maximum ratio of pharmacists to technicians in a pharmacy call center?
Technicians Technician Ratio Shared filling tech ratio: What is the maximum ratio of pharmacists to technicians in a shared filling pharmacy?
Technicians Technician Ratio Shared processing tech ratio: What is the maximum ratio of pharmacists to technicians in a shared processing center?
Technicians Technician Ratio Technician ratio: What is the maximum ratio of pharmacists to technicians?
Technicians Technician supervision Call center tech supervision: Do central call technicians need to be directly supervised by a pharmacist?
Technicians Technician supervision Shared processing tech supervision: Do shared processing technicians need to be directly supervised by a pharmacist?
Technicians Technician training Technician compounding:  Do technicians need to have any additional training or certification before compounding?
Technicians Technician training Technician training: What type of training is required for technicians?
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Changes to cont'd subs Rx: What changes may a pharmacist make to a controlled substance prescription after consulting the prescriber? (See DEA requirements)
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Electronic Rx cont'd subs: Other than what is required by the DEA, does the state have any additional requirements for a valid electronic prescription?  (See DEA requirements)
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Electronic Rx legend drugs: Does the state have electronic prescribing laws for legend drugs?
Validity of Rx Format of Rx eRx system approval: Must the state approve or certify the electronic prescribing system? (See DEA requirements)
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Facsimile Rx format: Other than what is required by the DEA, does the state have any additional requirements for a valid facsimile prescription? (See DEA requirements)
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Generic substitution - Rx format: What format must the prescription be in to prevent substitution?
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Limitations on cont'd subs Rx:  In addition to DEA limits, what limits does the state place on controlled substance prescription orders? 
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Out-of-State Prescriptions: Does the Board have any restrictions on dispensing Controlled Substance prescriptions that were prescribed by an out-of-state practitioner in addition to the prescriber being licensed and a valid prescriber-patient relationship existing? 
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Pharmacist initials: Is the pharmacist required to initial or sign all new (original fill) hard copy prescriptions?
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Telemedicine Rx filling restrictions: Are there any restrictions or requirements for a pharmacist to dispense a prescription from the practice of telemedicine? 
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Telemedicine Rx: Can a healthcare professional make a prescription solely through the practice of telemedicine? If so, are there any requirements or restrictions (i.e., telemedicine exam, previous relationship or patient at group practice, type of practitioner, schedule of drug, supply limits, etc.)?
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Telephone / verbal Rx format:  Other than what is required by the DEA, does the state have any additional requirements for verbal prescriptions? (See DEA requirements)
Validity of Rx Format of Rx Written Rx format: Other than what is required by the DEA, does the state have any additional requirements for written prescriptions? (See DEA requirements)
Validity of Rx Generic Substitution Generic sub - formulary: Does the state have a formulary or list of drugs that can be substituted?
Validity of Rx Generic Substitution Generic sub - general: What generic substitution laws exist?
Validity of Rx Refills Emergency refills:  Are pharmacists allowed to provide emergency refills on a chronic medication?  
Validity of Rx Refills Med Sync:  Does the state have a medication synchronization law?
Validity of Rx Refills Refill Consolidation: Does the state allow refills to be consolidated?
Wholesalers Pharmacy as wholesaler Pharmacy distribution records: Does the state impose additional record-keeping requirements when a pharmacy “distributes” Controlled Substances?  
Wholesalers Pharmacy as wholesaler Transfer of drugs to another pharmacy: May a pharmacy transfer drugs to another pharmacy without obtaining a wholesale permit? 
Wholesalers Suspicious orders Suspicious order agency: Where must the suspicious order report be submitted?
Wholesalers Suspicious orders Suspicious order reporting: Do wholesalers need to report suspicious orders to the state?
Wholesalers Suspicious orders Suspicious orders defined: What constitutes a "suspicious order" in this state?
Wholesalers Suspicious orders Suspicous order info: What information must be included in the report?
Wholesalers Suspicious orders Suspicous order report time: When must the suspicious order report be submitted?