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2018 Regular Session



Pharmacy Drug Monitoring Program – Data Request Exemption – Surgical Procedures

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Delegate Hill


In the Senate - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering a certain provision of law to exempt a prescriber from being required to request certain data from the Pharmacy Drug Monitoring Program if the opioid or benzodiazepine is prescribed or dispensed to an individual to treat or prevent acute pain for not more than 14 days following any surgical procedure, rather than only surgical procedures in which general anesthesia was used; and making the Act subject to a certain contingency.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hill, Cullison, Ebersole, Krimm, Lam, Morhaim, and Turner
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Contingency - on enactment of another bill
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingFinance
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Occupations
Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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March 9, 2018 11:50 A.M.