Florida’s New Law on Controlled Substance Prescribing
Provisions go into effect on July 1, 2018. Here is what you need to know.
By Jeff Scott, Esq. FMA General CounselHB 21, signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott on March 19, 2018, imposes a number of legal requirements on healthcare practitioners who prescribe controlled substances, particularly opioids. This new law encompasses 205 pages and imposes new obligations on practitioners that carry penalties for noncompliance. The purpose of this article is to provide a summary of the provisions of HB 21, and provide practitioners with the information they need to comply with the new law. Unless otherwise noted, the provisions of this law will go into effect on July 1, 2018…
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