• Oct 31, 2014
    Guaranteed Returns of Holbrook, New York (also known as Devos Ltd.), its Chief Executive Officer Dean Volkes and two others were charged this week in a multi-million dollar scheme to defraud customers, including the United States Government. This company is not contracted by IPC.
  • Oct 14, 2014
    Definitions Dispenser (A) means a retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, a group of chain pharmacies under common ownership and control that do not act as a wholesale distributor, or any other person authorized by law to dispense or administer prescription drugs, and the affiliated warehouses or distribution centers of such entities under common ownership and control that do not act as a wholesale distributor; and
  • Oct 14, 2014
    A dispenser shall keep records of the investigation of a suspect product for not less than 6 years after the conclusion of the investigation.
  • Oct 14, 2014
    Beginning not later than January 1, 2015, the trading partners of a dispenser may be only authorized trading partners.
  • Oct 14, 2014
    Upon a request by the Secretary or other appropriate Federal or State official, in the event of a recall or for the purpose of investigating a suspect or an illegitimate product, a dispenser shall, not later than 2 business days after receiving the request or in another such reasonable time as determined by the Secretary, based on the circumstances of the request, provide the applicable transaction information, transaction statement, and transaction history which the dispenser received from the previous owner, which shall not include the lot number of the product, the initial transaction date, or the initial shipment date from the manufacturer unless such information was included in the transaction information, transaction statement, and transaction history provided by the manufacturer or wholesale distributor to the dispenser.
  • Oct 14, 2014
    Beginning July 1, 2015, a dispenser— (I) shall not accept ownership of a product, unless the previous owner prior to, or at the time of, the transaction, provides transaction history, transaction information, and a transaction statement; (II) prior to, or at the time of, each transaction in which the dispenser transfers ownership of a product (but not including dispensing to a patient or returns) shall provide the subsequent owner with transaction history, transaction information, and a transaction statement for the product, except that the requirements of this clause shall not apply to sales by a dispenser to another dispenser to fulfill a specific patient need; and (III) shall capture transaction information (including lot level information, if provided), transaction history, and transaction statements, as necessary to investigate a suspect product, and maintain such information, history, and statements for not less than 6 years after the transaction.