Additional questions and answers about the state’s new opioids law, the STOP Act of 2017, have been added to the FAQs document. New additions to the list include:

  • Information about NCMB’s definition of “consultation” between a PA or NP and his or her supervisor prior to prescribing Schedule II/III opioids (see article)
  • Clarification as to whether a primary care practice that offers pain management as part of a full spectrum of primary care services is considered a “pain clinic”
  • Guidance on how limits on initial prescriptions for acute pain apply when the patient being treated for acute pain is also a chronic pain patient

Download STOP Act FAQs