From a perticular doctor.for a perticular medication
Absolutely. No pharmacy is forced to fill anything, this isn't some country where we can't run our businesses the way we want. If there is a problem with some dr writting too many scripts for narcs they are almost obligated to refuse to fill them because they will get in trouble if they do.
Pharmacies and pharmacists can refuse to fill anything they choose. The law permits pharmacists to refuse to fill based on our professional judgement.
That being said I would really like to see legislation that required us to document refusals - I think we should be responsible for documenting why we refuse a prescription because pharmacists often refuse for reasons that I disagree with - like tattoos or age.
Those covered under ADA cannot be refused as easily as those not covered. The ADA indicates that, “People who are disabled cannot be discriminated against because of their disabilities.
If a Pharmacist refuses to fill a valid/on time control substance prescription for reasons other than doing so would harm the patient, because the patient is allergic to the medication or medication would adversely interact with other medications the patient is taking.” “The failure of the pharmacy/Pharmacist to fill your valid/on time control medications prescriptions which may happen because of the pharmacy’s policies, the Pharmacist’s “professional discretion” or the wholesalers rationing the amount of control medications can purchase, is a violation of the patient’s civil rights under the ADA.” “Besides an ADA violation, the permit holder/store owner, Pharmacist in charge, Pharmacist refusing to fill prescriptions and wholesaler are all licensed by the various state Board of Pharmacy, and it is recommended that a complaint for unprofessional conduct be filed against each with the appropriate Board of Pharmacy. Some believe that they are in essence “practicing medicine” a complaint to the state Medical Licensing Board may be appropriate.
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