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PDFWAC 246-470-035

Dispensing and data submission requirements for veterinarians.

A veterinarian licensed under chapter 18.92 RCW shall provide to the department the dispensing information required by RCW 70.225.020 and as provided in this section for all schedule II, III, IV and V controlled substances and for drugs identified by the pharmacy quality assurance commission under WAC 246-470-020.
(1) Dispenser identification number. A veterinarian shall acquire and maintain a prescriber identifier issued to authorized prescribers of controlled substances by the Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice.
(2) Submitting data. A veterinarian shall:
(a) Report data for schedule II, III, IV, and V controlled substances, and other required drugs identified by the pharmacy quality assurance commission under WAC 246-470-020, dispensed for more than a fourteen-day supply;
(b) Report data using either electronic or nonelectronic methods provided by the department;
(c) Submit data quarterly. Data must be reported on the following schedule:
Reporting Period
Report Due Date
January - March
April 10
April - June
July 10
July - September
October 10
October - December
January 10
(d) Report the following data elements to the department for each schedule II, III, IV, and V controlled substance and other required drugs dispensed for more than a fourteen-day supply:
(i) Name of the animal for whom the drug is dispensed including name of the animal or the animal's species (example: Feline) and the owner's last name;
(ii) Animal's date of birth, or if date of birth is unknown, enter January 1st of the estimated birth year;
(iii) Owner's name including first name, middle initial, last name, and generational suffixes, if any;
(iv) Owner's address;
(v) Drug dispensed;
(vi) Date the drug was dispensed;
(vii) Quantity and days supply dispensed;
(viii) Prescriber identifier;
(ix) Dispenser identifier; and
(x) When practicable, the identification number from a valid photo identification card of the owner.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.225.020 and 70.225.025. WSR 14-07-099, § 246-470-035, filed 3/18/14, effective 4/18/14; WSR 13-12-025, § 246-470-035, filed 5/28/13, effective 6/28/13.]
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