Saturday, February 24, 2018

Prescription Monitoring Program

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Missouri’s Governor Calls for a Prescription Monitoring Program—But Not the Right One

Missouri’s long-held status as “only state without a prescription monitoring program” is about to end. On Monday, July 17th, Governor Eric Greitens issued an executive order directing the Department of Health and Senior Services to implement a prescription monitoring program (PMP) that will be designed to help identify suspicious patterns of prescriptions of controlled substances,


Prescribers in Mississippi Must Register with PMP

Due to the recent passage of House Bill 1032, all licensed practitioners in Mississippi holding an active DEA number must be registered users of the Mississippi Prescription Monitoring Program no later than July 1, 2017. Register with the program here. If you have any questions about the new requirement in Mississippi, or would like to


Kansas City Joins Rest of Nation in the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

We’d like to share some interesting news today regarding Missouri, our country’s only remaining state without a prescription monitoring program.  On December 1, 2016, the Kansas City, Missouri City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will implement a prescription monitoring program (PMP) at the municipal level. Because the Missouri Legislature has been unable to pass

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