Request a drug administration waiver

Instructions for rest homes to request a waiver to allow a responsible person to administer approved medication to a resident living in the rest home.

Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification

The Details of Request a drug administration waiver

What you need for Request a drug administration waiver

Please complete one form for each medication for each resident for whom you are requesting a waiver.
  
You must complete all information included in the Drug Waiver Request Form (RTF) and attach the most current physician progress note and most recent nursing assessment for prescription renewals.

How to request Request a drug administration waiver

  1. Download and complete the Drug Waiver Request Form (RTF)
  2. Fax the completed application and required attachments to (617) 753-8094

Next steps for Request a drug administration waiver

Reviewing your request

Upon receipt of your form, Department staff will review your waiver request and return the completed waiver request form with approval or denial of your request. Forms will be returned to the fax number listed in the form.
  
If you have questions about a specific waiver, please contact the Survey Manager for your region.

Contact for Request a drug administration waiver

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