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New HME Rules Under State Board of Pharmacy Effective Dec. 15, 2019


The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy recently distributed a provider update to all HME organizations doing business in Ohio that included important rules changes going into effect on 12/15/19.

Highlights of the changes:

It’s important to remind members that Ohio’s HME licensure law passed in 2004 created two designations for HME providers:  licensure and registration.  The distinction between the two is whether the provider is accredited or not:

OAMES would like to thank the Board of Pharmacy for working with the association over the past year on these rules as well as the HME Advisory Council to discuss and develop these changes.  For complete information about Ohio’s HME licensure and registration requirements, click here.  For Ohio’s HME law, refer to the Ohio Revised Code here.  If you have any questions, contact Kam Yuricich at OAMES' office.

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