Ohio Board of Pharmacy Takes Additional COVID-19 Response Efforts

On March 24, 2020, the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy (“OBP”) took additional COVID-19 response efforts to protect the health and safety of Ohioans during the COVID-19 outbreak. These efforts include, but are not limited to: Authorized expedited licensure of drug distributors; andAuthorized sale and shipment of non-reportable dangerous drugs that are in shortage … Continue reading Ohio Board of Pharmacy Takes Additional COVID-19 Response Efforts

State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy Implements Infection Control Procedures in Face of Corona Virus

Updated 3/19/2020 The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy issued new requirements to implement safeguards to allow pharmacy professionals employed by a terminal distributor to practice pharmacy in a safe and effective manner. The Ohio Pharmacy Board issued the following (emphasis added): Section 4729.55 of the Revised Code requires a pharmacy to implement adequate safeguards … Continue reading State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy Implements Infection Control Procedures in Face of Corona Virus

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Responds to Corona Virus

In connection with the Corona Virus, we have received numerous inquiries from our Ohio counselor and social worker clients concerning teletherapy services. The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (“CSWMFT Board”) recently posted the following information on its website: The Board’s rules regarding providing teletherapy are established in Ohio Administrative Code … Continue reading Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Responds to Corona Virus

Physicians: Pay Attention to Supervision Agreements

Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 4730.19, before initiating supervision of one or more physician assistants licensed in Ohio, a physician licensed in Ohio must enter into a supervision agreement with each physician assistant who will be supervised.

New Rules for Reporting Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation of Adults

On September 29, 2018, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (JFS) issued a new version of Rule 5101.63 that expands the list of individuals required to report suspected elder abuse. Now, any individuals licensed under Chapter 4731, those licensed to practice medicine and surgery, or Chapter 4723, registered nurses and licensed practical nurses, … Continue reading New Rules for Reporting Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation of Adults