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§ 15-136. Maryland Pharmacy Access Hotline

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 15. Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Medical and Pharmacy Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-136
§ 15-136. Maryland Pharmacy Access Hotline
In general
(a) The Department shall use existing resources to establish a toll free Maryland Pharmacy Access Hotline that:
(1) Operates during regular business hours; and
(2) During nonbusiness hours allows callers to leave a message.
Distribution of information
(b)(1) The Department shall distribute to all Program recipients information about the Maryland Pharmacy Access Hotline.
(2) The information shall state clearly in easily readable print:
(i) The toll free telephone number of the hotline; and
(ii) That the Program recipient should call the telephone number if the Program recipient is having problems getting necessary medicines.
Notification to health care providers
(c) The Department shall notify all health care providers who participate in the Program about the Maryland Pharmacy Access Hotline.
Duties of Department
(d) The Department shall:
(1) Develop a methodology to track the number and type of calls received by the Maryland Pharmacy Access Hotline; and
(2) Provide a quarterly report to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee that summarizes the number and type of calls received by the Maryland Pharmacy Access Hotline.

Credits

Added by Acts 2003, c. 260, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-136, MD HEALTH GEN § 15-136
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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