If you are a physician working in Georgia and are considering medication dispensing at your practice, it is important that you adhere to state laws and regulations. The information included on this page is for reference only so, please refer to your state medical or pharmaceutical board for updated information.
Registration for Medication Dispensing
Physicians may dispense legend drugs to patients in Georgia without the need of a permit, but they must notify the Georgia Composite Medical Board in writing of the intent to act as a dispensing physician. This may also be completed at the time of license renewal. You can find more information on Georgia physician dispensing regulations here.
Rules regarding dispensing by nurse practitioners and physician assistants vary state by state, so refer to appropriate licensing boards for additional information.
What are the Benefits of Medication Dispensing in Georgia?
There are several benefits for medication dispensing, including:
- Driven revenue into your practice
- Improved patient medication compliance
- Patient satisfaction and recommendations to your practice
- Reduce workload for staff (fewer pharmacy calls)
- Reduced cost to patients
- Time saved for both patients and staff
Why Should You Choose First Coast Health Solutions
We are a leading national provider of full-service physician in-office dispensing medication. Our dispensing programs are designed to work with all medical, dental, and health care specialties.
By choosing our services, you have not only the software and medications to dispense but the service support necessary to keep your business thriving. We have dedicated account managers, over 800 customer support agents, guaranteed quick reimbursements, leading dispensing software, the analytics to maximize reimbursement, and proven formulary optimization.
It does not matter if you are a clinic, urgent care, hospital, or private practice; our software program can fit your needs and has proven successful in similar settings.
How does First Coast Health Solutions Support Georgia Physician Dispensing Regulations?
Most offices dispense controlled substances, and our physician dispensing software monitors and submit information to state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP).
We are also here to support you, the physician, and understand your license is your lifeline. If you have questions about Georgia physician dispensing regulations, don’t hesitate to contact us.
The material contained on this site is for informational purposes only and DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE PROVIDING OF MEDICAL ADVICE, and is not intended to be a substitute for independent professional medical judgment, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your health.