Limit Opioid Prescription And Exception For Intractable Pain
Concerning a per day limit on the amount of an opioid that a prescriber may prescribe to a patient, and, in connection therewith, creating an exception for a patient with intractable pain.
2023 Regular Session
Professions & Occupations
The bill prohibits a prescriber from issuing to a patient a prescription for an opioid that will be dispensed or administered outside of a health-care facility or the prescriber's practice location if the amount of the opioid exceeds 90 morphine milligram equivalents per day, unless the patient suffers from intractable pain.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)