24.174.1002 CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION
(1) As conditions of registration, the out-of-state mail service pharmacy must comply with the following:
(a) be a legal entity registered and in good standing with the Montana Secretary of State with a registered agent in Montana for service of process designated;
(b) be registered and in good standing with the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy verified internet pharmacy practice sites (VIPPS) if registered after June 1, 2001;
(c) maintain, in readily retrievable form, records of legend drugs and/or devices dispensed to Montana patients;
(d) supply upon request, all information needed by the Montana Board of Pharmacy to carry out the board's responsibilities under the statutes and regulations pertaining to out-of-state mail service pharmacies;
(e) maintain pharmacy hours that permit the timely dispensing of drugs to Montana patients and provide reasonable access for the Montana patients to consult with a licensed pharmacist about such patients' medications;
(f) provide toll-free telephone communication consultation between a Montana patient and a pharmacist at the pharmacy who has access to the patient's records, and ensure that said telephone number(s) will be placed upon the label affixed to each legend drug container. A toll-free telephone number shall also be provided to the board to allow for compliance with all information requests by the board.
History: 37-7-201, 37-7-712, MCA; IMP, 37-7-701, 37-7-702, 37-7-703, 37-7-704, 37-7-706, MCA; NEW, 1994 MAR p. 571, Eff. 3/18/94; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 1297, Eff. 5/10/96; AMD, 2001 MAR p. 783, Eff. 5/11/01; TRANS, from Commerce, 2002 MAR p. 904; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1615, Eff. 6/23/06; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 74, Eff. 1/15/10.