Prescription Monitoring Program; requirements of prescribers, prescriptions for opioids. (HB148)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Prescription Monitoring Program; requirements of prescribers; prescriptions for opioids. Requires a prescriber to request and review information from the Prescription Monitoring Program prior to issuing a prescription for opioids, including a refill of an existing prescription for opioids. Currently, a prescriber is only required to request information from the Prescription Monitoring Program prior to initiating a new course of treatment that includes the prescribing of opioids anticipated at the onset to last more than seven consecutive days. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/19/2017Committee
12/19/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101241D
12/19/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/10/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB148)
01/15/2018Assigned HWI sub:
01/15/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (10-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions