If you are a physician working in Nevada and are considering medication dispensing at your practice, you must adhere to state laws and regulations. The information included on this page is for reference only, so refer to your Board of Medical Practice to ensure compliance. 

Registration for Medication Dispensing

In Nevada, physicians may dispense medications as long as they follow all state and federal regulations. They must also complete an Application for Authority to Dispense Drugs from the Nevada Board of Pharmacy and receive a dispensing permit. 

The permit is required for legend drugs which are both controlled and non-controlled. 

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners may also dispense but must complete a separate application. Currently, along with the application, there is a $300 fee. 


What Are the Benefits of Medication Dispensing in Nevada?

There are several benefits of medication dispensing, including: 

  • Driving 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 in-office dispensing. Our dispensing programs work with all medical, dental, and health care specialties. 

By choosing our services, you have the medication dispensing software to dispense and 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. 

Whether a clinic, urgent care, hospital, or private practice, our program for physician dispensing has proven successful in similar settings. 

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How Does First Coast Health Solutions Support Nevada Physician Dispensing Regulations?

Most offices dispense controlled substances, and our software monitors and submits information to state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP). 

We are also here to support you, the physician, and understand your license is your lifeline. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions about Nevada physician medication dispensing regulations. 

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.

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