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§ 873.5. Use of prescription drug monitoring program

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: January 3, 2017

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 6B. Drugs, Poisons and Dangerous Substances
Safe Emergency Prescribing Act
Effective: January 3, 2017
35 P.S. § 873.5
§ 873.5. Use of prescription drug monitoring program
To determine whether a patient may be under treatment with an opioid drug product by another health care practitioner, the prescribing health care practitioner shall query the prescription drug monitoring program in accordance with section 8 of the act of October 27, 2014 (P.L. 2911, No. 191),1 known as the Achieving Better Care By Monitoring All Prescriptions Program (ABC-MAP) Act. This section shall not apply to any medication provided to a patient in the course of treatment while undergoing care in an emergency department.

Credits

2016, Nov. 2, P.L. 976, No. 122, § 5, effective in 60 days [Jan. 3, 2017].

Footnotes

35 P.S. § 872.8.
35 P.S. § 873.5, PA ST 35 P.S. § 873.5
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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