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California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 14170.8

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(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every primary supplier of pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, or supplies shall maintain accounting records to demonstrate the manufacture, assembly, purchase, or acquisition and subsequent sale, of any pharmaceuticals, or medical equipment, or supplies to providers, as defined in Section 14043.1. Accounting records shall include, but not be limited to, inventory records, general ledgers, financial statements, purchase and sales journals and invoices, prescription records, bills of lading, and delivery records. For purposes of this section the term “primary suppliers” shall mean any manufacturer, principal labeler, assembler, wholesaler, or retailer.

(b) Accounting records maintained pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be subject to audit or examination by the department or its agents. This audit or examination may include, but is not limited to, verification of what was claimed by the provider. These accounting records shall be maintained for 10 years from the date of sale or the date of service.

(c) This section shall not apply to any clinic licensed pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1204 of the Health and Safety Code or to any manufacturer of prescription drugs registered with the federal Food and Drug Administration in accordance with Section 510 of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 360).

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