Compliance Update: Feb. 22, 2022

Feb 22, 2022

FEDERAL

CMS News

01/06/2022: CY 2023 Medicare Advantage and Part D Proposed Rule (CMS-4192-P).

01/10/2022: Marketplace 2022 Open Enrollment Period Report: December National Snapshot.

01/27/2022: Marketplace 2022 Open Enrollment Period Report: Final National Snapshot. 

BOARD OF PHARMACY

Louisiana

01/19/2022: Provisions have been extended to 02/16/22. Source: Proclamation

Maryland

01/31/2022: On January 1, 2022, SB 166/HB 512 – D​rugs and Devices – Electronic Prescriptions – Controlled Dangerous Substances became effective. Source: Recent News and Updates

Minnesota

01/26/2022: Temporary blanket variances and enforcement discretion due to staffing shortages that appear to be related to the COVID-19 omicron variant are extended to March 16, 2022. Source: Variances 

Nevada

01/01/2022: Starting January 1, 2022, all controlled substance prescriptions MUST be transmitted to a pharmacy by electronic prescribing. Source: Updates

New York

01/01/2022: Effective January 1, 2022, the Part III (compounding) examination is no longer a requirement for pharmacist licensure in New York State. Source: Notices

North Carolina

01/31/2022: Guidance to SL 2021-110: an act to authorize immunizing pharmacists to dispense, deliver, and administer certain treatment and medications. Source: Guidance

Ohio

01/03/2022: Authorization for National Guard to serve as Pharmacy Technician Trainees. Source: Resources

Oregon

01/06/2022: Updated OHA COVID-19 vaccine protocol. Source: Updates

01/07/2022: People who received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as their primary series are recommended to get a booster after five months instead of six months. Source: Updates

01/24/2022: Revised EUA for REGEN-COV®. Source: Updates

Utah

01/01/2022: DOPL Temporarily suspends enforcement of e-prescribing requirement for controlled substances. Source: Alert

BOARD OF MEDICINE

Illinois

01/10/2022: Modifies professional license and certification statutes for International Medical Graduates. Source: Proclamation

01/10/2022: Modifies professional license and certification statutes for out-of-state healthcare professionals. Source: Proclamation

01/10/2022: Allows out-of-state healthcare professionals to provide telehealth services. Source: Proclamation

Maryland

01/24/2022: Amending Order No. 22-01-04-01 relating to various healthcare matters. Source: Executive Order

Virginia

01/21/2022: Hospitals, licensed nursing homes, dialysis facilities, and health departments in Virginia must submit to DHP within a reasonable time of employing or engaging an out-of-state healthcare practitioner, pharmacist, pharmacy intern, or pharmacy technician providing healthcare or professional services as a healthcare practitioner of the same type at the applicable facility in the Commonwealth. Source: News

BOARD OF NURSING

Illinois

01/10/2022: Modifies professional license and certification statutes for out-of-state healthcare professionals. Source: Proclamation

01/10/2022:  Allows out-of-state healthcare professionals to provide telehealth services. Source: Proclamation

Kansas

01/10/2022: Executive Order No. 22-01: Governor Kelly signed EO 22-01 on 01/06/2022 which provides temporary relief from certain restrictions and requirements governing the provision of medical services. Please see the link for more information. Source: Update

Virginia

01/21/2022: Updated temporary waivers for various regulations regarding licensing. Source: News

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