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The Spodek Law Group is one of the most successful law firms in the USA. Our success comes from the fact we are attentive to details, and take a very pragmatic approach to each and every single case. Our clients turn to us for realistic advice – so they can make the appropriate decisions they need to make personally. Our goal is to make sure your case ends in a positive outcome, not only personally – but for your family as well.

 



DEA Audits and Investigations Lawyers

The DEA routinely conducts audits of practitioners and pharmacies in order to ensure their compliance with the CSA, and these audits may be conducted at the request of the US Attorney’s Office. The US Attorney’s Office may also request audits in cases where unlawful prescribing or unlawful dispensing of controlled substances is suspected.

During an audit, practitioners and pharmacies will be asked to produce records for review, and these records may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Patient files
  • Medical records
  • Controlled substance records
  • Inventory records
  • Patient prescription records
  • Controlled substance order records
  • Payment records
  • The DEA may also interview the medical staff during an audit.
  • DEA Inspections

In addition to audits, the DEA may also conduct inspections of medical practices, and these inspections are conducted to ensure compliance with the CSA. During an inspection, the DEA will review the following:

  • Patient files
  • Medical records
  • Controlled substance records
  • Inventory records
  • Patient prescription records
  • Controlled substance order records
  • Payment records
  • The DEA may also interview the medical staff during an inspection.

DEA Investigations

The DEA may also open investigations into medical practices where the unlawful prescribing or unlawful dispensing of controlled substances is suspected, and these investigations may be opened as a result of a complaint. The DEA may conduct interviews during an investigation and may request records for review, and these records may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Patient files
  • Medical records
  • Controlled substance records
  • Inventory records
  • Patient prescription records
  • Controlled substance order records
  • Payment records

The DEA may also interview the medical staff during an investigation.

Medical Providers’ Rights During a DEA Audit, Inspection, or Investigation

Medical providers have rights during a DEA audit, inspection, or investigation, and they should take the following steps to ensure their rights are protected:

1. Do Not Speak With the DEA Before Speaking With an Attorney

As soon as a medical practice receives a request for an audit, inspection, or investigation, it should seek legal counsel. Medical practices should not provide documents to the DEA without first consulting with an attorney, and medical staff should not speak with the DEA about the audit, inspection, or investigation without first speaking with an attorney.

2. Do Not Allow the DEA to Search the Medical Practice Without a Subpoena

The DEA cannot search a medical practice without a warrant or a subpoena, and medical providers should not allow the DEA to conduct a search of the medical practice without a warrant or a subpoena. If a medical practice receives a warrant or subpoena, it should provide the warrant or subpoena to legal counsel.

3. Do Not Allow the DEA to Interview the Medical Staff Without an Attorney Present

The DEA cannot interview the medical staff without an attorney present, and medical providers should not allow the DEA to conduct interviews without an attorney present.

4. Select a Designated Representative

Medical practices should designate a representative to speak with the DEA, and this designated representative should be an attorney. The designated representative will be responsible for coordinating with the DEA, and the designated representative will be responsible for ensuring that the medical practice is in compliance with the requests of the DEA.

5. Cooperate With the Request of the DEA

Medical practices should cooperate with the request of the DEA, and medical practices should provide the DEA with any documents that are requested. Medical practices should also provide the DEA with any information that is requested, and medical practices should allow the DEA to interview the medical staff. Medical practices should not provide the DEA with any information that is not requested.

6. Review the Results of the Audit, Inspection, or Investigation

Medical practices should review the results of the audit, inspection, or investigation, and medical practices should take corrective action if any deficiencies are found.

7. Seek Legal Counsel

Medical practices should seek legal counsel when an audit, inspection, or investigation is conducted, and medical practices should seek legal counsel when the results of the audit, inspection, or investigation are reviewed.

If the medical practice is found to be in violation of the CSA, the medical practice may be subject to sanctions, and the medical practice may be required to take corrective action. If the medical practice is found to be in violation of the CSA, the medical practice may also be required to submit to an audit on a regular basis.

Medical Providers Who Fail to Comply With the Request of the DEA

Medical providers who fail to comply with the request of the DEA may be subject to sanctions, and medical providers may be required to take corrective action. Medical providers who fail to comply with the request of the DEA may also be required to submit to an audit on a regular basis.

Contact an Experienced Healthcare Attorney

If your medical practice receives a request for an audit, inspection, or investigation, you need to seek legal counsel immediately. Our experienced healthcare attorneys can help you protect your rights and ensure that you are in compliance with the request of the DEA. For more information, contact our experienced healthcare attorneys today.

If a registrant has questions about the audit, the investigator will refer him or her to a supervisor. The supervisor will answer the registrant’s questions and, if appropriate, provide him or her with a list of the required records. The registrant is not required to provide any information to the DEA that is not listed on the Notice of Inspection, and the registrant has the right to have an attorney present during the audit.

The records requested on a Form 82 will be based on the type of registration. The records that must be made available for review include:

  • Controlled substance receipts or inventories;
  • Account books and ledgers;
  • Prescription records;
  • Patient records;
  • Billing records;
  • Correspondence;
  • License certificates;
  • Registration certificates; and
  • Other records related to controlled substances.

The records must be made available for inspection at the registered location or at another location approved by the registrant. The inspection should not interfere with the normal operation of the registered location.

The inspector will take the time needed to examine the required records. The registrant will be given an opportunity to explain how the records are maintained and how the

 


Charle Butler
Charle Butler
2021-03-12
I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
2021-03-05
My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
2021-03-03
Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
2021-03-02
Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
2021-02-26
I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
2021-02-24
Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
L.C.
L.C.
2021-02-24
I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
2021-02-23
I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!

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