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Georgia Code Title 31. Health § 31-8-110

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(a) Each resident or guardian shall be permitted to select the pharmacy or pharmacist of his choice for those pharmaceutical supplies and services not provided by the facility as a part of the basic rate. However, if the facility under its policies or procedures utilizes a specific type of unit dose system, such pharmacy or pharmacist must provide pharmaceuticals under such system. The resident or guardian shall be informed in writing at the time of admission of the resident as to which pharmaceutical supplies and services are not so provided.

(b) No person shall be discriminated against as to admission or continued residency on the basis of the person's choice of pharmacy, pharmacist, or both.

(c) Subject to the resident's choice of pharmacy or pharmacist, each resident shall receive pharmaceutical supplies and services at reasonable prices not exceeding applicable and normally accepted prices for comparably packaged pharmaceutical supplies and services within the community.

(d) Each resident or guardian shall, on his request, be informed of the identity, purpose, and possible reactions to each drug to be administered.

Cite this article: - Georgia Code Title 31. Health § 31-8-110 - last updated April 14, 2021 |

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