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Drug Enforcement Administration

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society oppose: (1) the practice of requiring use of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license number for any purpose other than for verification to the dispenser that the prescriber is authorized by federal law to prescribe a controlled substance; (2) the sale or release of DEA number data to non-governmental entities; and (3) the use of DEA number data to track prescription histories of physicians for commercial use.

(Substitute Report X-1999, adopted 11/14/99)
(revised, Report R-2006, Item 42, adopted 10/29/2006)
(reaffirmed, Report H-2011, Item 3-36, adopted 10/23/2011)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 89, adopted 11/3/2018)