Opioid prescriptions for pain management treatment.

Authors: Representative Cindy Kirchhofer

Co-authors: Representative Edward Clere, Representative Steven Davisson, Representative Charlie Brown

Digest

Requires the Indiana board of pharmacy or any licensing board, commission, or agency that controls, authorizes, or oversees controlled substance registrations to adopt rules to establish standards and protocols for practitioners who prescribe opioid controlled substances for pain management treatment. Provides that the rules may not be amended unless the proposed amendment has been approved by the medical licensing board. Makes a technical correction.