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File #: 190715    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 9/19/2019 In control: Committee on Public Health and Human Services
On agenda: Final action: 12/5/2019
Title: Amending Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Health Code," by creating a new Chapter 6-1200, entitled "Prescription Data Collection," to provide for submission of certain prescription data to the Department of Public Health solely for the purpose of administration and maintenance of the public health, in accordance with the Home Rule Charter, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: PRESCRIPTION DATA COLLECTION
Code sections: 6-1200 - Prescription Data Collection
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19071500.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19071500
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Amending Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Health Code," by creating a new Chapter 6-1200, entitled "Prescription Data Collection," to provide for submission of certain prescription data to the Department of Public Health solely for the purpose of administration and maintenance of the public health, in accordance with the Home Rule Charter, all under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 6. HEALTH CODE

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CHAPTER 6-1200. PRESRIPTION DATA COLLECTION

? 6-1201. Definitions.

(1) Except as otherwise provided herein, the definitions set forth in the Achieving Better Care By Monitoring All Prescriptions Program (ABC-MAP) Act, Act No. 121 of 2014, as amended, 35 P.S. ?? 872.1, et seq., shall apply to this Chapter.

(2) Board. Philadelphia Board of Health.

(3) Department. Philadelphia Department of Public Health.

? 6-1202. Establishment of the Prescription Collection Program.

(1) The Department, pursuant to regulations of the Board, is authorized to establish a program whereby the Department shall accept and retain prescription data, all according to the standards and requirements of this Chapter 6-1200.

? 6-1203. Required submission.

(1) Every dispenser or pharmacy located in the City shall, according to the format determined by the Board, electronically submit to the department, for each controlled substance dispensed, the following information:

(a) The full name of the prescriber.

(b) The prescriber's Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number.

(c) The date the prescription was written.

(d) The date the prescription was dispensed.

(e) A unique identifying number assigned by the dispenser or pharmacy for the person for whom the prescription was written and dispensed. This number shall not indicate in any manner the identity, or any characteristics that cou...

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