Pain Management Resources
New Rules Overview
On August 22, 2018, the Medical Commission passed new rules for prescribing and monitoring opioids. The rules are effective January 1, 2019.
Other Professional Resources
EXTRA! EXTRA! Read All About It!
The Medical Commission has created a special set of resources specifically about opioids and the changes that will occur as a result of 1427. Read the full version here.
- Medical Commission Chair Response to the New Opioid Rules
- Changes to Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring One Sheet
- Important Information about the Prescription Monitoring Program
- Opioid Rules FAQ
- Program Manager Words of Wisdom
We encourage you to send us specific questions on the pain management rules for physicians and physician assistants.
Opioid Speaker Request
If you are part of a health care organization, hospital, association or patient group, request an educational presentation for your organization through the Medical Commission Speaker's Bureau