Prescription Monitoring Program; requirements of prescribers, exceptions. (HB452)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Prescription Monitoring Program; requirements of prescribers; exceptions. Provides that a prescriber initiating a new course of treatment to a human patient that includes the prescribing of opioids, anticipated at the onset of treatment to last more than seven consecutive days, shall not be required to request information about the patient from the Prescription Monitoring Program if the purpose of the prescription is the management of pain associated with fibromyalgia, provided that management of the patient's pain through means other than the prescription of opioids has been unsuccessful. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2018Committee
01/07/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103441D
01/07/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (10-Y 0-N)
01/25/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB452)
02/13/2018Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions