HOUSE BILL No. 2835*
An Act concerning the pharmacy act of the state of Kansas;
dialysates, devices or drugs for
chronic kidney failure.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. (a) Except as otherwise provided in this
section, the pro-
visions of the pharmacy act of the state of Kansas shall not apply
alysates, devices or drugs which are designated by the board for
poses of this section relating to treatment of a person with
failure receiving dialysis and which are prescribed or ordered by a
sician for administration or delivery to a person with chronic
(1) The wholesale distributor is registered with the board and
holds the drug or device; and
(2) the wholesale distributor (A) delivers the drug or device
to: (i) A
person with chronic kidney failure for self-administration at the
home or specified address; (ii) a physician for administration or
to a person with chronic kidney failure; or (iii) a medicare
dialysis facility for administering or delivering to a person with
kidney failure; and (B) has sufficient and qualified supervision to
quately protect the public health.
(b) The wholesale distributor pursuant to subsection (a) shall
pervised by a pharmacist consultant pursuant to rules and
adopted by the board.
(c) The board shall adopt such rules or regulations as are
to effectuate the provisions of this section.
(d) As used in this section, ``physician'' means a person
practice medicine and surgery.
(e) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the
act of the state of Kansas.
Sec. 2. (a) A medicare approved renal dialysis facility
prescription drugs as a part of the services provided by such
obtain a registration from the board as a renal dialysis facility
Application for such registration shall be made in accordance with
cedures established by the board. All fees applicable to
registration of a
pharmacy, and the renewal of such registration, shall apply to the
tration of a renal dialysis facility pharmacy.
(b) A registered renal dialysis facility pharmacy shall be
by a pharmacist consultant. The pharmacist consultant shall act as
pharmacist in charge. If a pharmacist consultant is not available
to a reg-
istered renal dialysis facility pharmacy, the board shall provide
arrangements for a pharmacist to act as a pharmacist consultant for
pharmacy and in the interim shall assist such pharmacy in locating
able pharmacist consultant.
(c) A renal dialysis facility pharmacy which is part of a
proved renal dialysis facility shall be deemed to be in compliance
rules and regulations of the state board of pharmacy, except that
may adopt rules and regulations applicable to such pharmacy which
tablish labeling requirements for prescription medications
(d) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the
act of the state of Kansas.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from
and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
Approved April 9, 1998
Published in the Kansas Registers April 16, 1998