Section 109948

(a)

Home medical device retail facility is an area, place, or premises, other than a licensed pharmacy, in and from which prescription devices, home medical devices, or home medical device services are sold, fitted, or dispensed pursuant to prescription. Home medical device retail facility includes, but is not limited to, any area or place in which prescription devices, home medical devices, or home medical device services are stored, possessed, prepared, manufactured, or repackaged, and from which the prescription devices, home medical devices, and home medical device services are furnished, sold, or dispensed at retail.

(b)

Home medical device retail facility shall not include any area in a facility licensed by the department where floor supplies, ward supplies, operating room supplies, or emergency room supplies of prescription devices are stored or possessed solely for treatment of patients registered for treatment in the facility or for treatment of patients receiving emergency care in the facility.

(c)

Home medical device retail facility shall not include any area of a home health agency licensed under Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 1725) of, or a hospice licensed under Chapter 8.5 (commencing with Section 1745) of Division 2 where the supplies specified in subdivision (c) of Section 4057 of the Business and Professions Code are stored or possessed solely for treatment of patients by a licensed home health agency or licensed hospice, as long as all prescription devices are furnished to these patients only upon the prescription or order of health care practitioners authorized to prescribe or order home medical devices or who use home medical devices or who use home medical devices to treat their patients.
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