If you are a physician working in Michigan 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
In Michigan, all physicians wishing to dispense medications must obtain a drug control license, regardless of if they plan to prescribe controlled substances. Michigan physician dispensing regulations also require paying a fee (ranging from $46.80-$88.40, depending upon when the license is set to expire). There is an additional fee for a physician who will dispense controlled substances (range of $88.40-$244.40 dependent upon when the license is set to expire)
Rules regarding dispensing by nurse practitioners and physician assistants vary state by state, so refer to appropriate licensing boards for additional information. In Michigan, they may dispense but are limited to a 72-hour supply. You can find further details here.
What are the Benefits of Medication Dispensing in Michigan?
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 physician dispensing software program can fit your needs and has proven successful in similar settings.
How does First Coast Health Solutions Support Michigan Physician Dispensing Regulations?
Most offices dispense controlled substances, and our 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 Michigan physician dispensing regulations, please 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.