Except as provided in 657-Chapter 23 for care facilities, a registrant may not
dispose of previously dispensed controlled substances unless the registrant has
modified its registration with DEA to administer an authorized collection
program. A registrant shall not take possession of a previously dispensed
controlled substance except for reuse for the same patient or except as
provided in paragraph 10.23(2)"b. "
a. An employee of a hospice program, acting
within the scope of employment, may dispose of a controlled substance of a
hospice program patient following the death of the patient or the expiration of
the controlled substance pursuant to and in compliance with federal
b. A physician of a hospice
program patient may dispose of a patient's controlled substance which is no
longer required due to a change in the patient's care plan.
Admin. Code r.
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