Maryland Emergency Refill Protocols

Per 2010 Maryland Code: HEALTH OCCUPATIONS–TITLE 12 -PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACIES, Subtitle 5 -Practice of Pharmacy and Operation of Pharmacies, Section 12-506 – Guidelines for unauthorized refills:

Under normal circumstances: A pharmacist can provide one refill of a prescription (not exceeding a 14-day supply) WITHOUT authorization. In this case the pharmacist must notify the authorized prescriber of the refill within 72 hours.

Under a state of emergency: A pharmacist can provide 1 refill not exceeding a 14-day supply. Pharmacist must notify authorized prescriber of the refill within 7 days.

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GOT Transition Webinar Healthcare Webinar & Companion Fact Sheet

Watch this PPMD webinar with GOT Transition for helpful resources on healthcare transition for your youth on PPMD’s YouTube channel, it includes the exciting new Health Care Transition Readiness Assessment for Students with an IEP!  Use this companion fact sheet for all the helpful links.

Resource: PDF GOT Transition Webinar Companion Fact Sheet URL PPMD Webinar with GOT Transition on HealthCare Transition for Youth
Taking Charge of My Health Care Toolkits
Resource: URL Taking Charge of My Health Care Toolkit URL GOT Transition's Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition™
Medical ID: Guide to Use this Feature on Phones
Resource: URL The “Medical ID” Feature on Apple’s Health app URL In Spanish: The “Medical ID” Feature on Apple’s Health app
Medicaid and Military Families

Children with disabilities in military families, if qualified, can get benefits from BOTH Medicaid and TRICARE. Learn about the options.

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Extended Care Option (ECHO)

This resource explains ECHO which provides supplemental services and supplies to active duty families* who have a child (or other family member) with disabilities.

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Healthy Living

This factsheet includes questions to consider when you are beginning to plan for healthcare transition into adulthood.

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Finding Adult Providers

Looking for a healthcare provider for transition to adulthood is vital.  This factsheet offers key questions to consider, and to ask, while on your search.

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Emergency Preparedness Checklist

It is always important to be prepared in case of an emergency but this is even more true when you have a child with a disabilities or a special healthcare need. The checklist will help to get you started in developing your plan.

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The Role of School Nurses in Transition Planning

The nurse can be a vital member of the IEP team. This short video explains their role in the development of the IEP.

Resource: PPMD Webinar The Role of School Nurses in Transition Planning
Maryland Medicaid Home and Community-Based Long Term Care Services

This guide describes the range of home and community-based services available through Medicaid and can help consumers, families, and health care professionals make informed decisions about long-term care services.

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Provided here is a list of questions to ask when contacting your insurance company about therapy/habilitative services for your child.

In this document you will find information on how to make sure your child has a supportive health care team that meets your child’s needs. It also covers how to make improvements by talking to your child’s doctor.

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Questions to Ask Your Health Insurance Company About Your Child’s Habilitative Services Benefits

Provided here is a list of questions to ask when contacting your insurance company about therapy/habilitative services for your child.

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Parents’ Guide to Habilitative Services

Here you will find detailed information about different therapy options and the steps you can take if your insurance company does not cover these services.

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Prescription Assistance Programs

Here you will find prescription assistance programs listed that may help with paying for medications. Links are provided with a short description of how to apply for each program specifically.

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Maryland Oral Health Resource Guide

In this document you will find a list affordable dental care services organized by county for Maryland.

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Maryland Health Connection

This link will take you to the Maryland Health Connection website.

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Help Buying Drugs: Prescription Assistance Programs (PAPs)
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Healthcare Coverage Options for Maryland Transitioning Youth

This chart contains healthcare options for transitioning youth with special needs in Maryland.

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Healthcare Coverage Options for Children with Special Health Care Needs in Maryland

This chart contains healthcare options for children with special needs in Maryland.

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