New Perscription Rules and Laws
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 11:57AM
Stephanie Davis

All health care practitioners will be required to follow new laws and rules when prescribing and dispensing controlled substances. The Florida Dental Association has outlined those changes that are effective July 1 below and how they will affect you.
‚ÄčLimits Prescribing of Controlled Substances for Acute Pain
Mandates Checking the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Database
For more information please visit daTakeControl/.
You also may contact the Florida Dental Association Director of Third Party Payer and Professional Affairs Casey Stoutamire, Esq. at 850.350.7202 or cstoutamire@floridadental.o rg, or Chief Legislative Officer Joe Anne Hart at 850.350.7205 or


*The new law also mandates all health care practitioners who are authorized to prescribe controlled substances and registered with the United States Drug Enforcement Agency to complete a two-hour continuing education course by Jan. 31, 2019, and at each subsequent licensure renewal. Please watch your inbox for an upcoming opportunity to fulfill this online.
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