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pharmacy regulatory issues

The importance of regulatory compliance programs

The importance of regulatory compliance programs

In the current regulatory environment, it is imperative that a pharmacy maintain a robust regulatory compliance program in order to avoid the potentially significant legal and regulatory pitfalls. Because state boards of pharmacy act as a pharmacy’s primary regulator, the state pharmacy laws and pharmacy board rules are the regulatory requirements that pharmacy staff and

In Rx, ounce of prevention worth pound of cure

In Rx, ounce of prevention worth pound of cure

A regulatory inspection by the Drug Enforcement Administration or a state board of pharmacy can be a high stakes event. Penalties for violations of the federal Controlled Substances Act may include criminal penalties, significant civil monetary fines and administrative action up to and including a “show cause” proceeding to suspend or revoke a pharmacy’s controlled