Section 1: Subsection (a) of Section 24B ½of chapter 112 of the General laws, as appearing in the 2014 official edition, is hereby amended by inserting after each instance of “supervising physician” the words “, attending physician or attending physician’s designee in the hospital setting”.
Section 2: Subpart (1) of subsection (c) of Section 24B½of Chapter 112 of the General laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding after the word “designee;” the following “provided, that a patient’s attending physician or attending physician’s designee may refer a patient to a pharmacist practicing under a collaborative practice agreement overseen by a supervising physician whose scope of practice is in that area of medicine;”
Section 3: Clause (6) of subsection (a) of Section 39I of Chapter 112 of the general laws is hereby amended by striking the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following:
All institutional sterile compounding pharmacies shall report to the board, on an annual basis, a list of prescriptions dispensed within and outside of the commonwealth, as well as the volume of these prescriptions, with the exception of prescriptions dispensed to individuals for immediate use while receiving inpatient or outpatient care and treatment in the institution during the year.
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