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​All pharmacists authorized to dispense controlled substances must register and maintain a KASPER (Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting) account.

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USP 795 and 797 Updates

​​​On November 1, 2022, United States Pharmacopeia (USP) published revisions to their pharmaceutical compounding standards chapter 795 (nonsterile preparations) and 797 (sterile preparations) with an anticipated implementation date of November 1, 2023, for both.

The following presentation is a broad comparison of the major differences between the currently implemented guidelines and the 2022 revisions. The presentation is not meant to be a comprehensive guide for implementation for the revisions.

USP 797 and 795 presentation​

The amendments to 201 KAR 2:076 became effective on October 25, 2023.  The amendments reflect the adoption by the Board of the 2022 revisions for USP 797 and USP 795 standards and include USP 800 as it relates to compounding.

Highlights of the regulation include:

• The addition of the Designated Person (definition and responsibilities).

• Definitions for “essential copy of a commercially available drug product" and “hazardous drug" and rules regarding both terms.

• The addition of a flavoring will not be considered compounding if the additive is non-expired, inert, nonallergenic, produces no effect other than the instillation or modification of flavor and is not greater than five (5) percent of the drug product's total volume.

• The dispensing of compounded preparations for veterinary use shall follow the requirements of 201 KAR 2:311.

• Verification of a compounded preparation shall be completed by a pharmacist after the preparation of the compound and prior to dispensing to the patient.

• Enforcement Discretion: Effective January 1, 2026 the board shall enforce the 2022 revisions. Until January 1, 2026 the board shall enforce the 2014 revision of USP 795 and the 2008 revision of USP 797, and the board shall not enforce USP 800.

• Until January 1, 2026 at the request of a permit holder the board may inspect pursuant to the 2022 revision standards.​​

Recently Filed Amendments to Regulations and New Regulations

201 KAR 2:220

​201 KAR 2:220, Collaborative care agreements. Amendment filed on February 20, 2024. The amendment cleans up language and ensures appropriate statutory citation. There are no substantive changes made in this amendment. Comments will be received through May 31, 2024. The public hearing is scheduled for May 22nd at 10 a.m. at 125 Holmes St., First Floor Conference Room, Frankfort, KY 40601 and via zoom teleconference. ​

License/Registration Lookup​​​

The Kentucky Board of Pharmacy website is considered primary source verification and is actually the preferred method of licensure verification. Both JCAHO and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office of the Inspector General, consider verification through the website as evidence of licensure.

Any disciplinary actions prior to 1997 may not be displayed.

A certified verification containing the Board seal may be ordered using the License/Registration Lookup listed above. If you have a verification form, please mail to the Board office for completion. There is a $5.00 fee for both the certified verification and completion of verification forms. Make checks payable to 'Kentucky State Treasurer'.​ 

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Information needed before you start.

  • Your current license/permit. registration number.
  • The 5 digit zip code for facilities.
  • The last 4 digits of your SSN for individuals.​
License NameViewable Date RangeStart DateEnd DateLink to Application
Pharmacist LicenseJanuary 2nd through March 15th1/2/20243/15/2024https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Pharmacy/Renewal
Pharmacy Technician (Register, Renew & Print Certificate)24/710/27/201411/25/2030https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Pharmacy/TechnicianHome
Pharmacy PermitMay through July 15th5/1/20237/16/2023https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Pharmacy/PharmacyRenewal
Medicinal Gas Pharmacy PermitMay through July 15th5/1/20237/16/2023https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Pharmacy/PharmacyRenewal
Non-Resident Pharmacy PermitMay through July 15th5/1/20237/16/2023https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Pharmacy/PharmacyRenewal
Outsourcer Facility LicenseMay through July 15th5/1/20237/16/2023https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Pharmacy/PharmacyRenewal
Third Party Logistics LicenseMay through July 15th5/1/20237/16/2023https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Pharmacy/PharmacyRenewal
Wholesale Distribution LicenseAugust through October 15th8/1/202310/16/2023https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Pharmacy/wm
Manufacturer PermitAugust through October 15th8/1/202310/16/2023https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Pharmacy/wm

​​Address Lists

Available lists are pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, resident pharmacies, non-resident pharmacies, wholesale distributors, manufacturers and medicinal gas pharmacies. Requests for address lists for the Board should be directed to Kentucky.gov at support@kentucky.gov


Updated 8/30/2023