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Co-Prescribing Naloxone Saves Lives Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Folden


In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to establish specified guidelines for the co-prescribing of opioid overdose reversal drugs that are applicable to all licensed health care providers in the State who are authorized to prescribe monitored prescription drugs; requiring the guidelines to address the co-prescribing of opioid overdose reversal drugs for specified patients; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Folden, Afzali, Beitzel, Bromwell, Buckel, Krebs, Mautz, Rose, Shoemaker, Vogt, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0693
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Mental and Behavioral Health
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(13-3401, 13-3402)

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November 28, 2017 1:03 P.M.