Opposition to Automatic Refill Programs

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Opposition to Automatic Refill Programs

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports efforts to educate physicians, patients, employers, and pharmacies about potential problems related to automated refill systems so that unnecessary or erroneous refills can be minimized; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society opposes automated prescription refill systems that do not explicitly require patients to opt-in to or opt-out of the service.

(Substitute Resolution 2-2010, adopted by the NCMS Board of Directors, 9/10/11)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 90, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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