Skip to Content


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1433         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1040

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

_________________

PRESENTED BY:

Thomas P. Kennedy

_______________

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to authorize the dispensing of compounded prescriptions for office and institutional settings without patient- specific prescriptions.

_______________

PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas P. Kennedy

Second Plymouth and Bristol


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1433        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1040

By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1040) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to authorize the dispensing of compounded prescriptions for office and institutional settings without patient- specific prescriptions.  Public Health. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

_______________

In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

_______________

 

An Act to authorize the dispensing of compounded prescriptions for office and institutional settings without patient- specific prescriptions.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 1.Notwithstanding any general or special law or regulation to the contrary licensed pharmacies, either within the Commonwealth, or other state jurisdictions, holding current accreditation from the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board, may compound and distribute pharmaceutical mixtures pursuant to a valid order by a licensed practitioner, or licensed health care facility to meet the immediate needs of patients under the care of such providers.  Such products shall be made available in quantities to meet the anticipated needs of patients to assure continuity and access for medications as identified by the health care provider or facility.

              Notwithstanding, products provided in this manner shall not require traditional prescription labeling or patient-specific information, but shall be able to be validated within the pharmacy record keeping system, as to permit trailing and validation of such products as to standard practices required and validated during the pharmacy accreditation process. 

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Error