SENATE, No. 432

By Ms. Tucker, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 432) of Susan C. Tucker for legislation to require pharmacies to inform the Department of Public Health of medication dispensing errors. Elder Affairs.
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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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In the Year Two Thousand and Seven.


AN ACT requiring pharmacies to inform the Department of Public Health of medication dispensing errors.

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. The Department of Public Health shall promulgate regulations to include ambulatory pharmacies as mandatory reporters required to inform the Department of the improper dispensing of prescription drugs that results in serious injury as established for hospital pharmacies in 105 CMR 130.331.