August 1, 2017

Hospitals Authorized to Allow Patients to Self-Administer Medical Marijuana During Stay

NYS Department of Health (DOH) regulations allow patients to self-administer medical marijuana in the facility during their hospital stay. Facilities that allow patients to self-administer any medications should ensure that all aspects of the regulation are included in their policies and procedures.

April 28, 2017

MLMIC Launches Publication to Report on Regulatory Developments

A new MLMIC publication, The Albany Report, is intended to enhance this advocacy by providing policyholders with a concise, insiders’ view of pending legislative, regulatory and political developments that have an impact on the NYS medical malpractice insurance marketplace.

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.