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Physicians will be charged a fee of $50 for access to the prescription monitoring program through their EHR. Online access through PMP AWARxE will continue free of charge.
Attorney Brett Rowe provides an update on the implications of the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program for physician practices. CME
Electronic prescribing of controlled substances will be required for Texas physicians beginning January 1, 2021.
This presentation describes regulations around the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program and rules for physicians 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 until October 13, 2021
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.
In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduced guidelines for prescribing opioids to chronic pain patients. These guidelines apply to physicians treating patients outside the
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.
On October 27, the HHS Office for Civil Rights issued guidance on how HIPAA allows information sharing to respond to the opioid crisis.
TMB issued guidance stating that checking the PMP is NOT required for inpatient care.
Texas physicians will soon be required to check the Texas Prescription Monitoring database before prescribing opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol.
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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