Legislative

Prescription Safety Act of 2016

Posted on Jun 03, 2016

In its continuing war against prescription drug abuse, the Haslam Administration has since 2012 been proposing and passing legislation designed to identify drug-seeking patients and providers that over-prescribe controlled drugs. Chapter 1002 of the Public Acts of 2016, known as the Tennessee Prescription Safety Act, re-wrote the sections of the Code passed in the last four years.

Pain Management Clinics

Posted on Jun 01, 2016

As a part of Tennessee’s effort to prevent prescription drug abuse, the General Assembly has imposed strict regulations on pain management clinics. In each legislative session since 2011, the legislature has “tightened the screws” on these clinics.