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HB 1173 Controlled substances; limits on prescriptions containing opioids.

Introduced by: Todd E. Pillion | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Limits on prescription of controlled substances containing opioids. Eliminates the surgical or invasive procedure treatment exception to the requirement that a prescriber request certain information from the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) when initiating a new course of treatment that includes prescribing opioids for a human patient to last more than seven days. Under current law, a prescriber is not required to request certain information from the PMP for opioid prescriptions of up to 14 days to a patient as part of treatment for a surgical or invasive procedure. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2022. This bill is identical to SB 632.


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