TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1330 PHARMACY PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1330.765 REQUIREMENTS FOR ENROLLMENT IN AUTOMATED PRESCRIPTION REFILL PROGRAMS


 

Section 1330.765† Requirements for Enrollment in Automated Prescription Refill Programs

 

Pharmacies providing automated prescription refills, whether prescribed through electronic or paper prescriptions as provided in Section 22c(a) of the Act, must:

 

a)†††††††† Require that the patient or patientís agent agree to be enrolled in the automated refill program for each prescription medication that the patient has been prescribed.†

 

b)†††††††† Ensure that only prescriptions which include an instruction from the prescribing health care provider that the medication can be refilled and be eligible for the pharmacyís automatic refill program.

 

c)†††††††† Require that the patient or the patientís agent sign a statement that they consent to the enrollment in an automated prescription refill program for each medication for which they enroll.†

 

d)†††††††† Maintain a record of the patientís or the patientís agentís signatures showing that they consented to be enrolled in the automated refill program for each prescription in which they are enrolled.

 

e)†††††††† Maintain policies and procedures which require that upon the pharmacyís receipt of a notice that the medication has been discontinued, the pharmacy staff take prompt action to ensure that discontinued medications are not dispensed to the patient under the automated refill program and that the patientís medication is removed from enrollment in the automated refill program.

 

(Source:† Added at 47 Ill. Reg. 8352, effective June 2, 2023)