MBP Regulation Updates

The following regulations have been amended and became effective August 7, 2021:
ARTICLE XXXVI PHARMACEUTICAL HEALTH CARE INITIATIVE AND/OR MODIFICATION OF DRUG THERAPY UNDER PROTOCOL
    • This amendment streamlines the regulation and removed unneeded burdensome of some requirements.
ARTICLE XXXIV PHARMACY EXTERN/INTERN REGISTRATION
    • This amendment repeals Article XXXIV. It has been incorporated into Article III. Specific legal authority authorizing the promulgation of rule: 73-21-81.
ARTICLE XXXI COMPOUNDING GUIDELINES
    • This amendment clarifies that a compounding certificate will become inactive if a pharmacy fails to compound any prescription for a calendar year. 
ARTICLE III PHARMACY EXTERN/INTERN REGISTRATION AND PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT
    • This amendment incorporates Article XXXIV concerning extern/intern registration into this Article III which addresses the practical experience requirement. It also clarifies that an extern/intern that surrenders his/her registration must petition the Board for reinstatement. 
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The following regulations have been amended and became effective August 6, 2021:
ARTICLE II PHARMACY BOARD EXAMINATION
    • This amendment repeals Article II. It has been incorporated into Article I. Specific legal authority authorizing the promulgation of rule: 73-21-81. 
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The following regulations have been amended and became effective May 13, 2021:
ARTICLE XLVIII TELEPHARMACY
    • This is a new regulation regarding the permitting and operation of a telepharmacy facility. 
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The following regulations have been amended and became effective May 10, 2021:
ARTICLE I LICENSURE
    • This is an amendment to incorporate the Military Family Freedom Act into the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Regulations.
ARTICLE VII RESPONSIBILITY OF PHARMACIST-IN-CHARGE (PIC) 
    • This is an amendment to require the PIC to be physically at the facility for 50% of the hours of operation or 20 hours per week whichever is less and to render a permit inactive if a new PIC is not submitted within 15 days of previous PIC leaving.​

ARTICLE IV LICENSE RENEWAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
    • This is an amendment to change the number of required continuing education hours addressing opioid abuse.​


ARTICLE XX PARTIAL FILLING OF SCHEDULE II PRESCRIPTIONS 
    • This is an amendment to bring the regulation into compliance with federal law.


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The following regulations have been amended and became effective October 22, 2020:
ARTICLE XLVII PHYSICIAN DISPENSING FACILITY PERMIT
    • This is a new regulation regarding any facility where a physician is dispensing prescription medications. This new regulation supports new regulations proposed by the Medical Licensure Board.
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Article Date:   9/17/2019    |   Expiration Date:   9/17/2028


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