.POLICY & PROCEDURE
Pharmacy Policy Manual
Operations Procedure Manual
Policy #: 1.20
Title: Medication Charging Policy
I. PURPOSE: To establish a procedure for consistently and accurately charging medications for
II. POLICY: The Pharmacy Department will maintain an updated medication charging structure
in collaboration with the Fiscal Department. These charging structures will be reviewed
annually to ensure accurate charging of medications.
A. The Pharmacy Department will maintain documentation of updated pharmacy
B. These charging structures will be evaluated annually for appropriateness by
C. Charging structure revisions to be implemented within the electronic health record
will be agreed upon by Pharmacy and Fiscal prior to implementation.
D. Charging structure changes will be double-checked for accuracy by two personnel
(the person entering the change and a witness) prior to their implementation.
Approved By: ____________________________
Director of Pharmacy Services