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62Q.676 MEDICATION THERAPY MANAGEMENT.

A pharmacy benefit manager that provides prescription drug services must make available medication therapy management services for enrollees taking four or more prescriptions to treat or prevent two or more chronic medical conditions. For purposes of this section, "medication therapy management" means the provision of the following pharmaceutical care services by, or under the supervision of, a licensed pharmacist to optimize the therapeutic outcomes of the patient's medications:

(1) performing a comprehensive medication review to identify, resolve, and prevent medication-related problems, including adverse drug events;

(2) communicating essential information to the patient's other primary care providers; and

(3) providing verbal education and training designed to enhance patient understanding and appropriate use of the patient's medications.

Nothing in this section shall be construed to expand or modify the scope of practice of the pharmacist as defined in section 151.01, subdivision 27.