WVC 60 A- 9 - 3
§60A-9-3. Reporting system requirements; implementation; central
(a) The Board of Pharmacy shall implement a program wherein a
central repository is established and maintained which shall
contain such information as is required by the provisions of this
article regarding Schedule II, III, and IV controlled substance
prescriptions written or filled in this state. In implementing
this program, the Board of Pharmacy shall consult with the West
Virginia State Police, the licensing boards of practitioners
affected by this article and affected practitioners.
(b) The program authorized by subsection (a) of this section
shall be designed to minimize inconvenience to patients,
prescribing practitioners and pharmacists while effectuating the
collection and storage of the required information. The board
shall allow reporting of the required information by electronic
data transfer where feasible, and where not feasible, on reporting
forms promulgated by the board. The information required to be
submitted by the provisions of this article shall be required to be
filed no more frequently than within twenty-four hours.
(c) (1) The board shall provide for the electronic
transmission of the information required to be provided by this
article by and through the use of a toll-free telephone line.
(2) A dispenser, who does not have an automated record-keeping
system capable of producing an electronic report in the established
format may request a waiver from electronic reporting. The request for a waiver shall be made to the board in writing and shall be
granted if the dispenser agrees in writing to report the data by
submitting a completed "Pharmacy Universal Claim Form" as defined
by legislative rule.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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