Kentucky Physician Dispensing Laws & Regulations
Note: PharmaLink has compiled the information below for reference only. State dispensing regulations change frequently and we recommend consulting an attorney or your state medical or pharmacy board with specific questions or to verify your eligibility to dispense.
Kentucky permits physicians to dispense medications in the normal course of their practice that they are authorized to prescribe. Under Kentucky law, the physician may not delegate the dispensing duties to Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners or other staff. No license is required to dispense. More information can be found on the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure website.
Dispensing medications to your patients in Kentucky offers numerous benefits, including generating additional revenue, improving patient compliance and satisfaction, and reduced pharmacy callbacks, freeing up your staff for other tasks. Patients love saving money and a trip to the pharmacy!