Thrifty White pharmacies and pharmacists shall provide pharmaceutical care so that the patient has the following rights:
- To professional care provided in a competent and timely manner in accordance with accepted standards of pharmacy practice.
- To be treated with dignity, consistent with professional standards, regardless of manner of payment, race, sex, age, nationality, religion, disability, or other discriminatory factors.
- To pharmaceutical care decisions made in the patient's best interest in cooperation with the patient's physician.
- To have the pharmacist serve as one of the patient's advocates for appropriate drug therapy and to make reasonable efforts to recommend alternative choices in cooperation with the patient's physician.
- To have the patient's pharmaceutical records maintained in an accurate and confidential manner and used routinely to maximize the patient's pharmaceutical care.
- To receive health care information and to review the patient's records upon request.
- To receive patient counseling, using the methods appropriate to the patient's physical, psychosocial, and intellectual status.
- To have the patient's prescriptions dispensed and pharmacy services provided at a pharmacy of the patient's choice in an atmosphere that allows for confidential communication.
- To have the patient's drug therapy monitored for safety and efficacy to make reasonable efforts to detect and prevent drug allergies, adverse reactions, or contraindications.
- To have the patient's drug therapy monitored for reactions, or contraindications.
- To monitor the patient's compliance and proper drug use and to institute remedial interventions when necessary.
- To identify the staff member of the program and their job title and to speak with a supervisor of the staff member if requested.
- To have the right to know about philosophy and characteristics of the patient management program.
- To have personal health information shared with the patient management program in accordance with state and federal law.
- To receive information about the patient management program.
- To receive administrative information regarding changes in or termination of the patient management program.
- To decline participation, revoke consent or disenroll from any patient management program at any point in time.
- To have the pharmacy patient's bill of rights posted in a prominent place within the pharmacy readily visible to the patient.
Participating Patient's Responsibilities
- To give accurate clinical and contact information and to notify the pharmacy and/or patient management program of changes in this information.
- To submit any forms that are necessary to participate in patient management programs, to the extent required by law
- To notify the treating provider of their participation in the patient management program, if applicable.