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Wholesale Drug Distributors (WDD)

The Quality and Security (QAS) Accreditation Program encompasses federal and state requirements spanning key business activities including the sourcing, sales and storage of pharmaceuticals. Companies that are accredited by NCDQS are verified to have proper licensing, appropriately source, handle and secure prescription products to protect product quality and integrity, verify vendors and customers, and comply to state and federal regulations including reporting requirements.

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Submit your application now and get one step closer to achieving QAS Accreditation.

 
Accreditation Process Information
  1. Standard accreditation is 3 years.

Accreditation Process Instructions
  1. Review the standards and compare to your SOPs and business activities. Ensure SOPs are complete and that both SOPs and business activities meet all NCDQS QAS requirements and standards.

  2. Complete the application and attach the requested information and documentation. 

Special Circumstances
  1. Facilities must have at least 90 days of distribution operation before applying.

  2. Facilities with less than 180 days of distribution operations at the time of application will be accredited for one year at which time additional documentation will be requested and reviewed. Upon successful review and approval, the accreditation will be extended two additional years (for the full three-year cycle).

Supplemental Documents Required
  1. Organizational chart

  2. Description of positions on the organizational chart

  3. Vendor List for Prescription and OTC products

  4. License List

  5. Table of Contents of the Policy and Procedures

  6. Table of Contents of the Employee Handbook

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Required
  1. Document Control

  2. Vendor Authentication

  3. Customer Authentication

  4. Product Receiving & Authentication

  5. Suspect & Illegitimate Product Detection, Handling, Investigation and Reporting

Accreditation Fee Schedule
  1. Application submission: $5,000**

  2. Due upon successful Accreditation: $5,000

  3. Year 2: $2,500

  4. Year 3: $2,500

 

*Additional fees may be incurred for deviations in Accreditation process including, but not limited to, additional site visits.

**Application Fee is non-refundable unless site visit is not performed. If site-visit is not performed, Applicant will be refunded site visit fees.