§ 31-8-304. Rules and regulations; waiver.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 31. HEALTH

Chapter 8. CARE AND PROTECTION OF INDIGENT AND ELDERLY PATIENTS

Article 10. DRUG REPOSITORY PROGRAM

Current through 2019-2020 Chapter 609

§ 31-8-304. Rules and regulations; waiver

(a) No later than January 1, 2017, the Department of Public Health shall establish rules and regulations to implement the program according to the provisions of this article for criteria for eligible recipients; standards and procedures for safely storing and dispensing donated drugs; criteria for eligible patients to receive donated drugs, including priority for patients who are indigent, uninsured, underinsured, or enrolled in a public assistance health benefits program; and handling fees that may be charged by eligible recipients to eligible patients to cover restocking, marketing, administrative, and dispensing costs.
(b) The Department of Public Health may waive any provision of this article if it determines that the waiver is in the interest of public health and safety.

Cite as OCGA § 31-8-304

History. Added by 2016 Ga. Laws 471, §1, eff. 7/1/2016.