Colorado Legislative Council Staff
NO FISCAL IMPACT
January 16, 1999
Janis Baron (303-866-3523)
TITLE: CONCERNING COLLABORATIVE DRUG THERAPY MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS BETWEEN PHYSICIANS AND PHARMACISTS IN LONG-TERM CARE SETTINGS.
Summary of Assessment
The bill allows physicians and pharmacists to enter into collaborative drug therapy management agreements to manage drug therapy for patients in long-term care settings. Additionally, it defines and clarifies procedures for establishing such agreements. The bill is effective 90 days upon adjournment unless a referendum petition is filed.
Workload in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Registrations, will not be affected by the bill. The bill is assessed as having no fiscal impact.
Health Care Policy and Financing
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