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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Concerning changes to the prescription drug monitoring program pursuant to the March 2021 audit report issued by the office of the state auditor.
2022 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Legislative Audit Committee. Sections 1 and 2 of the bill clarify that each licensed health-care practitioner must query the prescription drug monitoring program (program) prior to filling a prescription for every opioid or benzodiazepine.Section 3 requires the group tasked with developing a strategic plan to reduce prescription drug misuse to also make recommendations to the executive director of the department of regulatory agencies concerning balancing the use of the program as a health-care tool with enforcement of the requirements of the program.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




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