HB2577 SFA STOLLINGS 4-11 #1



    Senator Stollings moved to amend the amendment on page eighteen, section four, subdivision (42), after the word “practice.” by inserting the following:

    These services may include the following, according to the individual needs of the patient:

    (A) Performing or obtaining necessary assessments of the patient’s health status pertinent to medication therapy management;

    (B) Optimize medication use, performing medication therapy, and formulating recommendations for patient medication care plans;

    (C) Developing therapeutic recommendations, to resolve medication related problems;

    (D) Monitoring and evaluating the patient’s response to medication therapy, including safety and effectiveness;

    (E) Performing a comprehensive medication review to identify, resolve, and prevent medication-related problems, including adverse drug events;

    (F) Documenting the care delivered and communicating essential information to the patient’s primary care providers;

    (G) Providing verbal education and training designed to enhance patient understanding and appropriate use of his or her medications;

    (H) Providing information, support services and resources designed to enhance patient adherence with his or her medication therapeutic regimens;

    (I) Coordinating and integrating medication therapy management services within the broader health care management services being provided to the patient; and

    (J) Such other patient care services as may be allowed by law.