March 6, 2019

A Reminder from NYSDOH About Opioid Treatment Plan Requirement

NYS Public Health Law requires that a written treatment plan be placed in the patient’s medical record when a practitioner prescribes opioids for pain management for longer than three months or past the time of normal tissue healing.

April 5, 2017

Narcotic Prescribers Must Complete Mandatory CMEs Prior to July 1, 2017

New York State requires all narcotic prescribers to attend three hours of continuing medical education (CME) that address specifically designated aspects of prescribing controlled substances. These CMEs must be completed prior to July 1, 2017.