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Opioid Prevention & Public Act 17-131- New Requirements

Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments)
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The Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA) has a useful webpage detailing the latest news in state and federal regulations.

Public Act 17-131 requires various changes to prevent and treat opioid drug abuse. 
Click on the link above for more information.

Several of the outlined items can impact dental practices that write prescriptions for opioids, especially the requirement that prescribing practitioners must electronically transmit the controlled substance prescription to a pharmacy (effective January 1, 2018).

Download the fact sheet.


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