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DEA Registration & Enforcement

New Michigan Controlled Substance Law Effects All Physicians and Controlled Substance Prescribers Beginning June 1, 2018

The Michigan legislature has enacted two sweeping changes to the regulations for prescribing controlled substances in Michigan. Physicians will be […]

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Prescribing Subsys or Insys? Be Careful! Criminal Action Against Physicians Is on the Rise

By Ronald W. Chapman, II With the recent NBC news press coverage related to Insys Therapeutics, those who prescribe Subsys, […]

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Michigan APRN Controlled Substance Prescribing Authority

By Jeremy Belanger Recent changes to Michigan law have increased the prescriptive authority of certain specialty nurses. Michigan has recently […]

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Can I Continue to Prescribe While My DEA Registration is Pending Renewal?

By Ronald Chapman, II and Erica Chapman A common question we receive from clients is, can I continue to prescribe […]

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DEA Changes Renewal Notice Policy and Threatens to Eliminate Renewal Grace Period

Alert: If your DEA renewal application is not received prior to the expiration of your DEA registration, you will not be allowed […]

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ALERT: Florida Board of Pharmacy Changes 40 Hour Requirement

by Joseph G. Sapp, LL.M. On August 23, 2016 the Florida Board of Pharmacy amended its rule regarding the regulation […]

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Interviews Ronald Chapman, II About DEA Registration Surrenders

Attorney Ronald Chapman, II tells the Post-Gazette that physicians often surrender their DEA registration during raids because of fear of further […]

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Asset Forfeiture or Asset Seizure

What is Asset Seizure and Forfeiture? The first thing the Department of Justice (DOJ), FBI or DEA will do when […]

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DEA Red Flags That Can Trigger DEA Investigations (Raids) into Your Pactice

By Ronald W. Chapman, II The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) office of diversion uses “red flag” indicators to determine which […]

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CDC Issues Proposed Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

By Ronald W. Chapman, II On December 14, 2015, the CDC and HHS issued proposed guidelines for the prescription of […]

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What Physicians Should Do When Pharmacies Refuse to Fill Their Prescriptions

Just like physicians, DEA regulations require that Pharmacists bear responsibility for ensuring that prescriptions are valid and for a medical […]

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Responsible Opioid Prescribing Practices and Monitoring for Pain Management [Audio]

Ron Chapman, II spoke to providers about responsible opioid prescribing and monitoring for pain management from an evidence-based best practices perspective at […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Voluntarily Surrender Your DEA Registration

By Ronald W. Chapman, II The story has been repeated thousands of times in recent history: An agent garbed in […]

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The Dreaded HHS Drug Utilization Review Board Letter re Morphine Equivalents, What Does it Mean?

The Michigan Health and Human Services Drug Utilization Review Board (DUR) monitors the safety of medication use and prescribing trends […]

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