CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids to chronic pain patients. These guidelines apply to physicians treating patients outside the context of cancer, palliative, and end-of-life care.
New guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides clarification and advice ...
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It’s been one year since mandatory use of the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program began. In this webinar, attorney Brett Rowe will provide an update on the implications for physician practices. CME
Electronic prescribing of controlled substances will be required for Texas physicians beginning January 1, 2021.
Learn about the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program and how to comply with pain management legislation passed in 2019.
Physicians in Texas must now meet two new CME requirements.
TMB releases rules for PMP checks, acute pain prescribing limits, and opioid CME requirements
The TMB is trying to clear up confusion about the new 10-day opioid prescribing limit for acute pain.
State requirements for chronic pain patients have been suspended by Governor Abbott until May 1, 2021
TMB issued guidance stating that checking the PMP is NOT required for inpatient care.
Managing opioids: claims analysis and case study; Wernicke’s encephalopathy after bariatric surgery; How to dismiss without abandoning: Ending the physician-patient relationship; Addressing transgende
New legislation places a 10-day limit on opioid prescriptions for acute pain.
New guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides clarification and advice for physicians on appropriate tapering methods for patients with long-term opioid use.
For this year’s spring CME seminars, attorney Brett B. Rowe presented “How to Fight the Opioid Epidemic” in Austin and Houston. Here’s a brief recap with five risk management takeaways for physicians.
Texas physicians will soon be required to check the Texas Prescription Monitoring database before prescribing opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol.
On October 27, the HHS Office for Civil Rights issued guidance on how HIPAA allows information sharing to respond to the opioid crisis.
This is an actual TMLT medical malpractice case. It involves a family physician and a patient prescribed to pain medication. This presentation illustrates how action or inaction on the part of the phy