Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Posted over 2 years ago by My PA Admin

Sunday, September 17, 2017
Posted by: Chris Davis

A new Prescription Drug Monitoring Program legislation went into effect on August 1st, 2017. Act 820 of 2017 mandates that a prescriber access the Arkansas Prescription Monitoring Program in the following circumstances:

  1. Each time a CII opioid is prescribed.
  2. Each time a CIII opioid is prescribed.
  3. The first time a benzodiazepine is prescribed.