A hospital provides outpatient pharmacy services may use the same pharmacy license it used for the hospital inpatient pharmacy.

True or false

Answer: False, [Wiscosin Administrative Code Phar. 6.02(1m)].

a. A pharmacy license authorizes a pharmacy to operate only at the location designated on the license. Licenses may not be transferred to another location.

b. A hospital which has a pharmacy area providing outpatient pharmacy services which is physically separate from, and not contiguous to the area from which inpatient pharmacy services are provided, shall have a pharmacy license for the outpatient phamacy in addition to a license for the inpatient pharmacy.

Any change in pharmacy ownership shall be reported to the board office and the pharmacy license of the former owner returned. A pharmacy license shall be granted to the new pharmacy.