For the record: Controlled substances
Q What should I document when dispensing controlled substances?
For each purchase, you also need to get the client's signature and compare it to his or her ID. "Some states could have more stringent laws or regulations that should be checked by each practice in their respective states," he says.Dr. Salzsieder also recommends keeping a separate inventory book of controlled drugs. "Make copies of invoices from the suppliers and keep them in this book," he says. "That way, if audited, you have a record of what came in and what went out." You should review and balance your logs monthly to make sure they're being properly kept. "The penalties for unlawful dispensing are four years or less in prison, a fine no greater than $30,000, or both," he says.