California Opioid Legislation – Update June 28, 2018

MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT ACCESS Download pdf version here AB 349 McCarty (D-Sacramento) Summary: Permits the Department of Health Care Services to annually establish and update the Drug-Medi-Cal statewide maximum allowable reimbursement rates by means of bulletins or similar instructions without being required to adopt regulations until July 1, 2020. Sponsor: California Opioid Maintenance Providers Location: Senate […]

California Opioid Legislation – Update June 5, 2018

California Opioid Legislation Update Quality Healthcare Concepts, Inc. June 5, 2018 Download pdf version here Background: Beginning with a huge surge in opioid prescribing starting 20 years ago, opioids have come to kill more Californians per year than the Viet Nam War did at its height, with the death toll of the opioid epidemic still […]

California Opioid Legislation – Update May 4, 2018

California Opioid Legislation Update Quality Healthcare Concepts, Inc. May 4, 2018 Download pdf version here NALOXONE PRESCRIBING AB 2760 Wood (D-Healdsburg) Summary: Requires a prescriber to prescribe naloxone for a patient identified to be in an identified risk group. Requires a prescriber to provide education to patients receiving a naloxone prescription and to their households […]