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§ 1717.1. Common Electronic Files.


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 § 1717.1
§ 1717.1. Common Electronic Files.
(a) For dangerous drugs other than controlled substances: Two or more pharmacies may establish and use a common electronic file to maintain required dispensing information. Pharmacies using such a common file are not required to transfer prescriptions or information for dispensing purposes between or among pharmacies participating in the same common prescription file.
(b) For controlled substances: To the extent permitted by Federal law, two or more pharmacies may establish and use a common electronic file of prescriptions and dispensing information.
(c) All common electronic files must contain complete and accurate records of each prescription and refill dispensed.
(d) Common electronic files as authorized by this section shall not permit disclosure of confidential medical information except as authorized by the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (Civil Code 56 et seq.).
(e) Pharmacies maintaining a common electronic file authorized by this section shall develop and implement written policies and procedures designed to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of confidential medical information.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 4005, 4075 and 4114, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 4005, 4019, 4027, 4050, 4051, 4052, 4075, 4114, 4116 and 4117, Business and Professions Code; and Sections 56.10 and 56.11, Civil Code.
1. New section filed 3-5-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 10).
2. Change without regulatory effect amending Note filed 9-11-2002 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2002, No. 37).
3. New subsections (d)-(e) and amendment of 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 § 1717.1, 16 CA ADC § 1717.1
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