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Recent Regulatory News

From the DOH: Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Rules

Read a letter from the Department of Health clarifying opioid prescribing rules.
The Washington State Department of Health and its partner boards and commissions recently sent this letter to providers in order to clarify the existing rules for prescribing opioids and managing existing patients on chronic opioid therapy.

Read the Letter
Find existing opioid prescribing rules here