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Recent Regulatory News

Proposed Amendments to Opioid Prescribing Rules

Comment on DQAC's proposed amendments to opioid prescribing rules by Nov. 27.
The Dental Quality Assurance Commission has proposed amendments to opioid prescribing rules to establish patient notification, documentation, counseling requirements, and the right to refuse an opioid prescription. 

View Proposed Amendments
A rule hearing will be held on Dec. 6 at 9:35 AM during the next DQAC meeting. 

If you have comments on the proposed amendments, please email Jennifer Santiago at by Nov. 27.