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News Release
Prescribing Practice Review Subcommittee of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Commission meets August 14 - 08/10/18

August 10, 2018

Prescribing Practice Review Subcommittee of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Commission meets August 14

What: A public meeting of the Prescribing Practice Review Subcommittee of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Advisory Commission

Agenda:

Welcome and introductions.

Review actions since last meeting.

Data presentation.

Review and discuss PDMP data, select criteria.

Discuss potential outreach and education options, vote.

Adjournment.

When: Tuesday, August 14, 2-4 p.m.

Where: Portland State Office Building, Room 918, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland

Background: Oregon HB 3440, passed in 2017, requires that the Oregon Health Authority, in conjunction with the PDMP Advisory Commission, establish a clinical review subcommittee to identify practitioners who are prescribing high amounts of opioids based on agreed-upon practice standards, such as the Oregon Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for chronic pain. These providers are to receive education or training related to pain management and appropriate opioid prescribing.

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