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49 Pa. Code § 27.408. Professional liability insurance.

§ 27.408. Professional liability insurance.

 (a)  To qualify for authority to administer injectable medications, biologicals and immunizations, a pharmacist must certify the maintenance of professional liability insurance coverage in the minimum amount of $1 million per occurrence or claims made.

 (b)  A pharmacist who does not maintain the required professional liability insurance in the minimum amount of $1 million may not engage in the practice of administering injectable medications, biologicals and immunizations and may not supervise the administration by a pharmacy intern.

 (c)  A pharmacist shall, upon request, make available to the Board or its agents all records relating to the pharmacist’s maintenance of professional liability insurance, including policies, cancelled checks, receipts or other proofs of premium payment.


   The provisions of this §  27.408 added under sections 4(j), 6(k)(1) and (9) and 9.2(a) of the Pharmacy Act (63 P.S. § §  390-4(j), 390-6(k)(1) and (9) and 390-9.2(a)).


   The provisions of this §  27.408 added July 8, 2022, effective July 9, 2022, 52 Pa.B. 3822.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  27.12 (relating to practice of pharmacy and delegation of duties).

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