HB0517 (CH0772)

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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program – Data Request Exemption – Surgical Procedures

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hill


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 772

Synopsis:Altering a certain provision of law to exempt a prescriber from being required to request certain data from the Prescription 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 (Revised)
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
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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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May 21, 2018 10:41 A.M.