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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 17. Food and Drugs
- Chapter 30. Controlled Substances
- Section 80. Unlawful Administration, Prescription, and Dispensation of Controlled Substances.
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AS 17.30.080. Unlawful Administration, Prescription, and Dispensation of Controlled Substances.
- (a) A controlled substance classified under federal law or in a schedule set out in AS 11.71.140
- 11.71.190 may not be administered, prescribed,
dispensed, or distributed other than for a medical purpose.
- (b) A person who violates (a) of this section, or who otherwise manufactures, distributes, dispenses, or conducts research
with a controlled substance in the state without fully complying with 21 U.S.C. 811 - 830 (Controlled Substances Act),
and regulations adopted under those sections, is guilty of misconduct involving a controlled substance under AS 11.71.010
- 11.71.070 in the degree appropriate to the
circumstances as described in those sections. Upon filing a complaint, information, presentment, or indictment charging
a medical assistance provider with misconduct involving a controlled substance under AS 11.71.140
- 11.71.190, the attorney general shall, in writing,
notify the commissioner of health and social services of the filing.
- (c) Upon receiving a notice from the attorney general under (b) of this section, the commissioner of health and social
services shall immediately undertake a review of all unpaid claims or requests for reimbursements attributable to
services claimed to have been provided by the person charged.
- (d) In this section,
- (1) "claims" has the meaning given in AS 47.05.290
- (2) "medical assistance provider" has the meaning given in AS 47.05.290;
- (3) "medical purpose" means a purpose that is solely medical as opposed to any other purpose, that is reasonably necessary
for treatment of a person's illness, injury, or physical or mental health, and that is provided by a practitioner while
acting within the usual course of professional practice or research and in accordance with a standard of care generally
recognized and accepted within the medical profession in the United States;
- (4) "practitioner" has the meaning given in AS 11.71.900
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