Drug Enforcement Administration number

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Drug Enforcement Administration number


DEA number

A number assigned by the DEA to health care providers indicating that the person or facility is registered with the DEA to prescribe controlled substances.
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Upon completing it, I filled out an application for a Drug Enforcement Administration number, and was asked if I would allow my name to be listed on the SAMHSA Web site.
(See box.) A new Drug Enforcement Administration number is assigned to identify physicians as qualified to provide this treatment; physicians must certify that they will see no more than 30 patients at a time and that they can provide other necessary services for addicts such as counseling on-site or via referrals.
These lists can include information like each physician's Drug Enforcement Administration number and Social Security number-exactly the kind of information the AMA Delegates did not want given out to drug companies.

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