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What is the Purpose of Due Diligence when Buying a Pharmacy?

Due diligence from a buyers perspective three main objectives. Below outlines each:

1.       Determine if the business you are exploring the purchase of is what you expected. In other words is there a reason not to buy the pharmacy? Objectives include, finding out is the pharmacy revenue accurate, are script counts correct, are control substance %’s acceptable, etc. You should strive to verify all operational and financial information.

2.       Pharmacy Transition – Once you know the business is what you expected, then you want to gather information that will assist you in transitioning the business after acquisition. Some objectives of this diligence include, what is current wholesale agreement, what health benefits are provided, what staff is staying or not staying, what marketing is done.

3.       Legal – you should have your attorney gather and review information to ensure legally you can buy the pharmacy and that also the pharmacy does not have a legal concern that would cause you to not purchase. Examples include, assisted living contracts, PBM contracts, lease, UCC checks, etc.
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Thursday, 17 October 2019

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