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Possible Red Flags Related to Prescribing Controlled Prescription Drugs

As you are probably aware, more and more state boards of dentistry and state legislatures have enacted laws and/or rules requiring things like provider education, patient assessment guidelines, prescribing parameters, big brother is watching programs, and so on. With some exceptions, states have availed (even required) providers to review their prescriber histories and their patients’ controlled substance histories prior to issuing prescriptions for controlled prescription drugs. Whatever the state drug database is called (Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), a Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) or something far more unique (CURES in California, OARRS in Ohio)) and whatever your state’s requirements here...

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DEA Compliance Tips You Can Use

There is no need to be afraid of using controlled prescription drugs legitimately but do take time to learn the rules and regulations and periodically evaluation your practice for compliance with controlled substance rules and regulations. Implement corrective actions as necessary. You don’t have to ‘do’ compliance alone. Build your team of experts to advise and support you, so you can protect your practice, and spend more time doing what you love.

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