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A00336 Summary:

BILL NOA00336A
 
SAME ASSAME AS S02966-A
 
SPONSORBraunstein
 
COSPNSRDinowitz, Otis, Cymbrowitz, Aubry, Rosenthal L, Fernandez, Stern, Hevesi, Hunter, Joyner, Perry, Ramos, Steck, Barron, McDonald, Rozic
 
MLTSPNSRMcDonough
 
Amd §3309, Pub Health L
 
Provides that with the first opioid prescription of each year for use in a setting other than a general hospital or nursing home under article twenty-eight of this chapter or facility under article thirty-one of the mental hygiene law, or when a practitioner is prescribing a controlled substance to a patient under the care of hospice, the prescriber shall prescribe an opioid antagonist when any of the following risk factors are present: a history of substance abuse disorder; high dose or cumulative prescriptions that result in 90 morphine milligram equivalents or higher per day; concurrent use of opioids and benzodiazepine or nonbenzodiazepine sedative hypnotics.
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