Tag - Dea

Obtaining DEA registration

April 13th, 2022

Every physician who administers, prescribes, or dispenses any controlled substance must be registered with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). When you complete your training, you must obtain your own individual DEA registration. You will also need your own registration if you moonlight while still a resident.

DEA registration, transfer, and office locations

September 1st, 2019

Every physician who dispenses drugs needs to be registered with the DEA. But what about locum tenens physicians? CompHealth encourages physicians to transfer DEAs to the state of their assignment.