It's Not Just Pill Mills The DEA Is After

Law360, New York (April 2, 2012, 2:26 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) recent position against a national pharmacy chain and a wholesale distributor expands the proactive monitoring and auditing requirements for pharmacies and wholesale distributors to include site visits and possibly medical necessity reviews.

On Feb. 29, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia lifted a temporary restraining order preventing the enforcement of an immediate suspension order (ISO) issued by the DEA. The ISO suspending Cardinal Health Inc.’s controlled substance distribution license for its Lakeland, Fla., facility can now...
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