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SB22-027

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.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The act clarifies that:

  • Each prescriber of prescription drugs must register and maintain a user account with the prescription drug monitoring program (program); and
  • Each licensed health-care practitioner must query the program prior to filling a prescription for every opioid or benzodiazepine.

The act requires the group tasked with developing a strategic plan to reduce prescription drug misuse to evaluate and make recommendations to the executive director of the department of regulatory agencies regarding balancing the use of the program as a health-care tool with enforcement of the requirements of the program.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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