Reminder: Dec. 7 Opioid Prescribing Rules Hearing

The Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) will hold an Opioid Prescribing Rules Hearing on Friday, December 7, 2018. Written comments will be accepted through November 30, 2018.
ESHB 1427 Opioid Prescribing Rules Hearing
Friday, December 7, 2018 at 9:35 AM
Department of Health
Point Plaza East, Room 152/153
310 Israel Rd. SE
Tumwater, WA 98501

From the DOH:

The Dental Quality Assurance Commission filed a supplemental CR102 on October 22, 2018 under WSR#18-21-155, proposing amendments and new sections to chapter 246-817 WAC. The proposed new sections and changes to existing rule establish requirements and standards for prescribing opioid drugs by dentists consistent with the directives of Engrossed Substitute House Bill (ESHB) 1427.

The supplemental CR102 form and proposed rules are attached. The proposed rule changes implement only section 3 of ESHB 1427 concerning the prescribing of opioid drugs by dentists.

View Proposed Rules
The Dental Quality Assurance Commission is accepting written comments for these rules on the Agency Rules comment page through November 30, 2018.
Please contact Jennifer Santiago at (360) 236-4893 or with any questions.