How-To Guides: How to Comply with Rules, Regulations, and Recordkeeping

Clinical tips and advice about:

  • Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recordkeeping requirements for buprenorphine treatment
  • Federal guidelines for dispensing buprenorphine tablets in the office
  • Establishing a relationship with mental health professionals/facilities, laboratories, and pharmacies
  • Guidelines for writing a prescription for buprenorphine
  • DEA oversight and audits of buprenorphine treatment programs
  • Patient privacy issues for buprenorphine treatment
  • Medical recordkeeping guidelines for substance abuse patients

Plus resources on each page with additional tips and tools!

Written by Clinical Tools, Inc.

Reviewed by experts in buprenorphine treatment

Publication date February 9, 2009. Updated August 2016.
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