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2017 Law Update - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Posted by Sean A. Black | Jun 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

HB 249 sets in motion the creation of a prescription drug monitoring program under the Georgia Department of Public Health. The new program will create a database of prescribing information for substances under Schedules II, III, IV and IV of the controlled substances.  

The database will be accessible by certain health care providers and other government officials.

Unauthorized access to the database will constitute a criminal offense

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Sean A. Black

Sean A. Black is a 1992 graduate of the Emory University School of Law. He has been in private practice in Toccoa, Georgia since June 1, 1992.

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