What Doctors Need to Know About DEA Administrative Law Procedures
All practicing doctors must register with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in order to handle and prescribe controlled substances. The DEA, through authority promulgated by the Controlled Substances Act, oversees doctors' practices with regard to prescribing this medication. If the DEA has cause to believe a doctor has engaged in...Read more
What Is the Worst-Case Scenario in a DEA Pharmacy Audit?
When the DEA Audits a Pharmacy, it has One Goal in Mind: To Uncover Any Statutory or Regulatory Violations So that They Can Be Penalized Appropriately. When agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) show up at your pharmacy and start asking questions, what is at risk? Is it...Read more
DEA Pharmacy Inspections: Are You Prepared to Avoid Federal Charges?
All pharmacies in the United States are subject to the oversight of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The DEA is tasked with ensuring pharmacies’ compliance with the Controlled Substances Act (CSA); and, in order to execute this mandate, it has a variety of tools at its disposal. One of...Read more