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Medication Pricing Policy (1.20)

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1.20

.POLICY & PROCEDURE





Effective Date:

September 2002
 Pharmacy Policy Manual
Chapter: Administration
Operations Procedure Manual
Chapter:

Policy #: 1.20


 Revision 06/17

Page 1
of 1

Title: Medication Charging Policy


I. PURPOSE: To establish a procedure for consistently and accurately charging medications for
patients.

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.

III. PROCEDURES:
A. The Pharmacy Department will maintain documentation of updated pharmacy
charging structures.
B. These charging structures will be evaluated annually for appropriateness by
Pharmacy management.
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

Date: ____________