North Carolina Physician Dispensing Laws & Regulations
Note: PharmaLink has compiled the information below for reference only. State dispensing regulations change frequently and we recommend consulting an attorney or your state medical or pharmacy board with specific questions or to verify your eligibility to dispense.
Physicians can dispense medications in North Carolina after applying for and receiving a state Dispensing Physician Registration. As always, dispensing practitioners must comply with all state and federal regulations when dispensing. Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) may also dispense prescriptions they have written but must also apply for a dispensing permit. For more information as well as links to the online applications, please visit the NC Board of Pharmacy website.
Dispensing medications to your patients in North Carolina offers numerous benefits, including generating additional revenue, improving patient compliance and satisfaction, and reduced pharmacy callbacks, freeing up your staff for other tasks. Patients love saving money and a trip to the pharmacy!
PharmaLink offers a turnkey physician dispensing solution for North Carolina physicians and other practitioners, making it quick and easy to set up your own in-office dispensary. We provide all the medications, equipment, and software needed to dispense; all you provide is an internet-connected computer and black and white printer. Our knowledgeable staff will help you every step of the way to ensure your program is successful. You can learn more about our Cash and Carry Dispensing, Workers’ Compensation Dispensing, and Insurance Billing dispensing solutions at the links provided.
If you are planning to carry controlled substances, you can rest easy. PharmaLink’s software automatically captures and submits all required information to state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) on behalf of our customers in all states where we currently operate.
If you have specific questions about dispensing regulations in North Carolina or our services, or if you’re ready to get started, you can contact us here and a PharmaLink representative will reach out to you shortly.