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Authority: No specific authority is needed to charge cash-based services, however all services must remain under the Colorado Scope of Practice as outlined in the Pharmacy Practice Act. Details on advanced practice can be found at CO Advanced/Expanded Scope of Practice.

Although not ideal for every patient, pharmacies may choose to offer advanced services for cash payment. Because pharmacists can provide a more accessible and flexible point of access for services, many patients are willing to pay directly without insurance for these services. This has been a successful model of care in Colorado in order to expand into advanced healthcare services already authorized by our expanded scope of practice.