Sen. Celina Villanueva

Filed: 3/3/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1344 on page 4,
3immediately below line 19, by inserting the following:
4    "Section 10. The Pharmacy Practice Act is amended by
5changing Section 43.5 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 85/43.5)
7    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
8    Sec. 43.5. HIV prophylaxis. In accordance with a standing
9order by a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its
10branches or the medical director of a county or local health
11department or a standing order by the Department of Public
12Health, a pharmacist may provide patients with prophylaxis
13drugs for human immunodeficiency virus pre-exposure
14prophylaxis or post-exposure prophylaxis.
15    A pharmacist may provide initial assessment and dispensing
16of prophylaxis drugs for human immunodeficiency virus



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1pre-exposure prophylaxis or post-exposure prophylaxis. If a
2patient's HIV test results are reactive, the pharmacist shall
3refer the patient to an appropriate health care professional
4or clinic. If the patient's HIV test results are nonreactive,
5the pharmacist may initiate human immunodeficiency virus
6pre-exposure prophylaxis or post-exposure prophylaxis to
7eligible patients.
8    The standing order must be consistent with the current
9version of the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control
10and Prevention, guidelines of the United States Preventive
11Services Task Force, or generally recognized evidence-based
12clinical guidelines.
13    A pharmacist must communicate the services provided under
14this Section to the patient and the patient's primary health
15care provider or other health care professional or clinic, if
16known. If there is no primary health care provider provided by
17the patient, then the pharmacist shall give the patient a list
18of primary health care providers, other health care
19professionals, and clinics in the area.
20    The services provided under this Section shall be
21appropriately documented and retained in a confidential manner
22consistent with State HIV confidentiality requirements.
23    The services provided under this Section shall take place
24in a private manner.
25    A pharmacist shall complete an educational training
26program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy



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1Education and approved by the Department that is related to
2the initiation, dispensing, or administration of drugs,
3laboratory tests, assessments, referrals, and consultations
4for human immunodeficiency virus pre-exposure prophylaxis and
5human immunodeficiency virus post-exposure prophylaxis.
6(Source: P.A. 102-1051, eff. 1-1-23.)".