Common HMDR Renewal Inspection Violations

About common California home medical device retailer violations

California HMDR Exemptee Training — online training certification course. Earns a course completion certificate accepted by the California Department of Public Health (Food and Drug Branch)

Renewal Inspections & Frequency

“Renewal inspections can take place annually, unannounced, at any HMDR facility during normal business hours. A customer complaint or other referral may also trigger an inspection.”

Some Common Inspection Violations

“Common violations of the California Health and Safety Code include: Dispensing prescription devices without a valid HMDR exemptee on the premise; Lack of dispensing records for prescription devices; Inadequate procedures for the cleaning and maintenance of rental devices; Inadequate staff training or patient/caregiver consultation; Inadequate quality
assurance procedures and/or lack of documentation of quality assurance procedures.”

Source: California Home Medical Device Retailer (HMDR) Frequently Asked Questions

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