NRS 616C.117
Prescription of drugs dispensed directly to injured employee

  • limitations.


With respect to drugs prescribed and dispensed directly to an injured employee by a provider of health care:


The provider of health care may dispense an initial supply of a controlled substance which is listed in schedule II or III by the State Board of Pharmacy pursuant to NRS 453.146 to an injured employee. Any controlled substances prescribed to an injured employee beyond the initial supply must be filled by a pharmacy that is registered with the State Board of Pharmacy.


The provider of health care shall include the original manufacturer’s National Drug Code, as assigned by the United States Food and Drug Administration, on all bills and reports submitted to an insurer pursuant to this chapter.


A repackaged National Drug Code must not be used and must not be considered an original manufacturer’s National Drug Code for the purposes of this section.


A provider of health care who provides care on an outpatient basis may not charge an insurer or seek reimbursement for dispensing a nonprescription drug to an injured employee.


As used in this section:


“Initial supply” means a quantity of a controlled substance that when used as prescribed does not exceed a 15-day supply and that is provided on a one-time basis.


“Provider of health care” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 629.031, but does not include a pharmacist or a hospital as defined in NRS 449.012.

Source: Section 616C.117 — Prescription of drugs dispensed directly to injured employee; limitations., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-616C.­html#NRS616CSec117.

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Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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