Regarding Opioids and Palliative Care

Last updated: Jun 12, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Heidi Brooks, House 61
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 1325




This bill allows an exemption from the limits on opioid medication prescribing for a patient receiving palliative care under a management plan that is submitted by a licensed medical professional caring for the patient and approved by the Department of Health and Human Services and that documents the need for ongoing treatment of the patient that exceeds the limits on opioid medication prescribing.