Long Term Care Federal Mandates

Effective January 1st 2013, all solid oral doses of brand name drugs (including controlled substances)must be dispensed to Part D beneficiaries residing in LTC facilities in 14-day or less increments with some ¬†exceptions (ex. Antibiotics, inhalers). Unlike Schedules III-V medications that can be returned to the pharmacy for destruction, Schedule II medications may not legally … Continue reading