30.039 Pharmacists Practicing Medicine


30.039 Pharmacists Practicing Medicine: The Texas Medical Association (1) supports legislation declaring that pharmacies in Texas may not require physicians to disclose any patient medical records information as a condition for filling a prescription; (2) supports the Texas Medical Board and the Texas State Board of Pharmacy working to prevent pharmacists from engaging in conduct that is defined as "the practice of medicine," including, but not limited to, alteration of medication, dosage, duration, frequency, or quantity of a prescription while in the execution of their duties; and (3) holds that pharmacists may not rely on corporate policy as justification to usurp the orders of a physician lawfully acting under the Texas Medical Practice Act (Res. 105-A-19).


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June 20, 2019