Retail Community Pharmacy Law and Legal Definition

Retail community pharmacy means an independent pharmacy, a supermarket pharmacy, a chain pharmacy or a mass merchandiser pharmacy having a state license to dispense medications to the general public at retail prices as a pharmacy. Retail community pharmacy does not include a pharmacy that dispenses prescription medications to patients primarily through mail, nursing home pharmacies, long-term care facility pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, clinics, charitable or not-for-profit pharmacies, government pharmacies, or pharmacy benefit managers.