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Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Opiate risk information. Provides that before issuing an initial prescription for an opiate, a practitioner shall specifically discuss with the patient who is at least 18 years of age or the patient's parent or guardian certain information concerning opiates. Requires the practitioner to include a note of the conversation in the patient's medical record. Creates an exception for patients receiving hospice care. Opiate risk information. Provides that before issuing an initial prescription for an opiate, a practitioner shall specifically discuss with the patient who is at least 18 years of age or the patient's parent or guardian certain information concerning opiates. Requires the practitioner to include a note of the conversation in the patient's medical record. Creates an exception for patients receiving hospice care.