Below are some references that Physicians may find useful. There will be more posted in the future.
DEA Compliant Form
If you’re not careful, the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) current interpretation of “agent of physician” under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and how your pharmacy handles prescriptions could cost you millions of dollars in penalties and fines.
Indiana Law SB 246
SB 246 is a new Indiana law that goes into effect on December 15, 2013. The law has new prescribing rules for safer opiod use in chronic pain management.
Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Indiana. In the U.S. 1 in 20- people have used prescription painkilers for non-medical reasons. Every 25 minutes someone dies from a prescription drug overdose. Making more people aware of the problem is an important step in breaking the chain of dependency. Learn more at www.BitterPill.IN.gov.