Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 22||EXAMINING BOARDS|
|PART 9||TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD|
|CHAPTER 169||AUTHORITY OF PHYSICIANS TO SUPPLY DRUGS|
It is the policy of the board to encourage physicians to issue prescriptions for drugs and remedies, unless supplying the drug is necessary to meet the patient's immediate medical needs and the drug is reasonably unavailable from licensed pharmacies in the existing circumstances, or unless the physician determines that the patient's prescribed treatment regimen requires that pharmaceutical samples should be supplied to the patient.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §169.8 adopted to be effective April 27, 1990, 15 TexReg 2167.|