Friday, February 24, 2017

Prescription Monitoring Program

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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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Policy and Advocacy Success in Rhode Island!

  Policymakers recently considered RI H 7847, a bill that would have amended currently existing law pertaining to persons and entities who may access data from Rhode Island’s prescription monitoring program (PMP).  The bill’s purpose was to extend access to PMP data “[t]o any vendor, agent, contractor, or designee who operates an electronic health record