21 NCAC 32S .0225          definition of consultation for prescribing TARGETED controlled substances

For purposes of G.S. 90-18.1(b), the term "consult" shall mean a meaningful communication, occurring either in person or electronically, between the physician assistant and a supervising physician that is documented in the patient medical record. For the purposes of this Rule, "meaningful communication" shall mean an exchange of information sufficient for the supervising physician to make a determination that the prescription for a targeted controlled substance is medically indicated.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-18.1;

Eff. May 1, 2018.