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§ 1710. Hospital Pharmacy.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 17. California State Board of Pharmacy
Article 2. Pharmacies (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1710
§ 1710. Hospital Pharmacy.
(a) A hospital pharmacy which predominantly furnishes drugs to inpatients of that hospital may furnish drugs to outpatients or employees of that hospital or to walk-in customers, provided that sales to walk-in customers do not exceed one (1) percent of all the pharmacy's prescriptions.
(b) A hospital pharmacy may process an order for filling patient cassettes by another pharmacy within this state, provided:
(1) The pharmacy that is to fill the cassettes either has a contract with the ordering hospital pharmacy or has the same owner as the ordering inpatient hospital pharmacy,
(2) The filled cassette is delivered directly from the filling pharmacy to the ordering hospital pharmacy,
(3) Each cassette or container meets the requirements of Business and Professions Code section 4076,
(4) Both pharmacies are responsible for ensuring that the order has been properly filled.
(5) Both pharmacies shall maintain complete and accurate records of each cassette fill transaction, including the name of the pharmacist checking the cassettes at each pharmacy.
(6) Prescription information shall be electronically transferred between the two pharmacies.
Note: Authority cited: Section 4005, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 4005, 4029, 4076 and 4380, Business and Professions Code.
1. New section filed 1-18-90; operative 2-17-90 (Register 90, No. 4). For history of former Section 1710, see Registers 85, No. 17 and 82, No. 2.
2. Change without regulatory effect amending section and Note filed 9-11-2002 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2002, No. 37).
3. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 9-22-2004; operative 10-22-2004 (Register 2004, No. 39).
This database is current through 5/6/22 Register 2022, No. 18
16 CCR § 1710, 16 CA ADC § 1710
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