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2012 Statute

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39-7,121. Electronic pharmacy claims management system; limitations on utilization of system. (a) The department of health and environment shall establish and implement an electronic pharmacy claims management system in order to provide for the on-line adjudication of claims and for electronic prospective drug utilization review.

(b) The system shall provide for electronic point-of-sale review of drug therapy using predetermined standards to screen for potential drug therapy problems including incorrect drug dosage, adverse drug-drug interactions, drug-disease contraindications, therapeutic duplication, incorrect duration of drug treatment, drug-allergy interactions and clinical abuse or misuse.

(c) The department of health and environment shall not utilize this system, or any other system or program to require that a recipient has utilized or failed with a drug usage or drug therapy prior to allowing the recipient to receive the product or therapy recommended by the recipient's physician.

History: L. 1994, ch. 254, § 6; L. 2005, ch. 187, § 26; L. 2005, ch. 187, § 55; L. 2012, ch. 102, § 10; July 1.

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