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Public Hearing Department of Health & Human Services : LEGAL SERVICES

Date of Activity
Wednesday, 08/05/2020
Time of Activity
10:00 AM
Location
State Office Building, Lower Level Conf. Room A 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE
  Location accessible to handicapped
Details
Phone call information: 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662# The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 175, Chapter 8 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) Pharmacies. The proposed changes update storage requirements to reflect industry best practices; clarify the scope and authority for the regulations; update definitions; update the licensing process; update the process for permanently closing a pharmacy; update the inspection process; update the roles and responsibilities of pharmacies, pharmacists, and practitioners in the dispensing process; and removed statutory duplication from the regulations. Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-3117(7). Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to: DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. Due to the current public health crisis, the agency will enforce any Directed Health Measure Order on the size of gatherings that is in effect at the time of the hearing. In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments. Interested persons may provide verbal comments by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417. Individuals with hearing impairments may call DHHS at (402) 471-9570 (voice and TDD) or the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing.
Name
Marge Respeliers Paralegal I
Address
DHHS Legal Services
Health & Human Services System
Telephone
(402) 471-8417
Fax
(402) 742-2382
TTY
(402) 471-9570

Last Updated: Friday, 07/03/2020