A Prescription is a Prescription No Matter Where It Comes From

In this thought-provoking new blog post, Dr. Joe Kvedar addresses a growing concern among pharmacists: the hesitation to fill prescriptions for controlled substances issued by telehealth providers from another state. This reluctance stems from the “red flag” raised by the geographical distance between patients and remote providers.

Dr. Kvedar insightfully discusses the challenges and implications of this issue, particularly in the context of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s potential new regulations. He advocates for a balanced approach, reminding us that “A valid prescription is a valid prescription.”

Explore this significant topic by reading Dr. Kvedar’s full blog post here.