Washington D.C. Physician Dispensing Laws & Regulations
Note: PharmaLink has compiled the information below for reference only. State dispensing regulations change frequently and we recommend consulting an attorney or your state medical or pharmacy board with specific questions or to verify your eligibility to dispense.
Physicians may dispense in-office in Washington D.C. but must apply for and receive a controlled substances permit if dispensing controlled medications. You may find the current controlled substances registration form here. The current fee for a D.C. controlled substances registration is $130. As always, all district and federal regulations must be followed when dispensing, including drug storage and labeling requirements.
Dispensing medications to your patients in Washington D.C. offers numerous benefits, including generating additional revenue, improving patient compliance and satisfaction, and reduced pharmacy callbacks, freeing up your staff for other tasks. Patients love saving money and a trip to the pharmacy!