LD 327 (subjects: HEALTH CARE SERVICES , PRESCRIPTION DRUGS )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=327&PID=1456&snum=127
- Rep. David Sawicki of Auburn: (R – District 64) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Stacey Guerin of Glenburn: (R – District 102) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Karleton Ward of Dedham: (R – District 131) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Lawrence Lockman of Amherst: (R – District 137) — e-mail | Facebook
|2/10/2015||House||Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|2/12/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.|
|4/14/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Require Prescribers of Controlled Substances To Use the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program Software
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 7250-A is enacted to read:
7250-A. Required use of prescription monitoring information
After December 31, 2015, a prescriber may not prescribe a controlled substance to a patient or authorize a refill of an existing prescription of a controlled substance for a patient prior to obtaining, in accordance with rules adopted by the department, any available prescription monitoring information related to the patient.
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA 7251, sub- 1-A is enacted to read:
This bill requires, beginning January 1, 2016, prescribers of controlled substances to obtain any available prescription monitoring information from the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program established by the Department of Health and Human Services related to a patient before prescribing or authorizing a refill of a prescription of a controlled substance to the patient.
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