Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Signs Bill Targeting Opioid Addiction
An announcement was made on March 19, 2018, Fla. Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill designed to “prevent patients from getting hooked on powerful opioids”, according to the Florida News Service press release.
to view the entire press release article about the bill that was signed.
An informational table was released to show how this bill will affect a number of healthcare-related sectors in Florida, including emergency medicine, when it comes to physician requirements for acute pain.
to view the informational table.
FCEP will be providing an overview of the PDMP soon as well developing an online two-hour CME program as defined in the legislation.
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