Pharmacies have been responsible for the following:
Prospective Drug Utilization Review (ProDUR) - requires evaluation of drug therapy problems, therapeutic, multiple drug interactions (including over-the-counter drugs), incorrect drug dosage, duration of drug treatment, drug-allergy interactions, and evidence of clinical misuse and abuse.
Patient Counseling Standards - governs patient counseling, which involves the pharmacist offering to discuss the unique drug therapy regimen of each Medicaid receive my when filling prescriptions.
Maintenance of Patients Records - requires pharmacy providers to obtain, record, and maintain basic patient information such as name, address, telephone number, age, gender, history, disease states, known allergies, drug reactions, and a comprehensive list of medications.
Drug Use Review Board - require that state Medicaid programs maintain a board; individual states may require the board to be comprised of specific types of professionals.