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Welcome to the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy
State Office Building Annex, Ste 300
125 Holmes Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
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2014 Manufacturer/Wholesale Distributor/HME Renewals
The Kentucky Board of Pharmacy Home Medical Equipment License will expire on September 30, 2014. The renewal fee is $200.00.
The Kentucky Board of Pharmacy Wholesale Distributor License and Manufacturer permits will expire on September 30, 2014. The renewal fee is $100.00. A $1.00 transaction fee will be charged in addition to the $100.00 renewal fee for online renewal of the Wholesale Distributor License and Manufacturer permits.
You may pay for your license/permit renewal using a credit card or ACH debit [checking account]. The following credit cards are accepted: MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover. Upon completion of the online renewal process, you will receive a printable receipt. Your license/permit will arrive by mail within 5 to 10 business days. To begin the renewal process, you must have your license/permit number and the 5 digit zip code.
Online Renewal Services
The option to renew your license/permit through the Board office by mail is still available. Please use the links below to access the printable applications.
Home Medical Equipment License Renewal Application
Wholesaler/Manufacturer Renewal Application
License/permit renewals must be received in the Board office by September 30, 2014. All renewals received after September 30, 2014 will be assessed a delinquent fee [Home Medical Equipment License - $150.00 and Wholesale Distributor License and Manufacturer permits - $100.00] pursuant to 201 KAR 2:105, Section 4.
The Kentucky Board of Pharmacy serves the Commonwealth to promote, preserve, and protect the public health, safety, and welfare through effective regulation of the practice of Pharmacy. The Board of Pharmacy accomplishes this mission through examination, testing and credentialing of prospective pharmacists, regulation and discipline of all licensed pharmacists, and through appropriate communication of information and laws pertaining to the practice of Pharmacy in Kentucky.
The Kentucky Board of Pharmacy is self-supporting and receives no general fund tax appropriation. It is funded through fees assessed for; the licensing and registration of its professionals and the permitting of pharmacies and wholesaler/manufacturing facilities.
1. Pharmacy Hazardous Waste Disposal - Are you aware that the pharmacy you work in generates hazardous waste and if this waste is not properly disposed of, the pharmacy can be fined by the EPA?
2. Home Medical Equipment License Information - House Bill 282 requires all home medical equipment providers that sell/distribute home medical equipment products to patients in Kentucky obtain a license from the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy by September 30, 2012. Emergency Regulation (201 KAR 2:350E) lists specific requirements for obtaining a Home Medical Equipment license.
Home Medical Equipment License Application
3. Senate Bill 3-Effective Date: July 12, 2012
Sets out to make pseudophedrine available by prescription only.
However, as a result of compromise, this bill:
• reduces monthly limited from 9 grams in a 30 day period to 7.2 grams in a 30 day period
• lowers the annual limited from 108 grams to 24 grams (which translates to enough for use during spring & fall – for seasonal allergies).
• creates offender block list – an individual convicted of a methamphetamine related offense is prohibited from buying a pseudophedrine product for a period of 5 years after completion of sentence
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Use the link below to access driving directions to Board office:
Directions to 125 Holmes Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601