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DEA Opioid Prescribing “FAQ” Clarifies Potential Physician Investigation Triggers

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

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The “Frequently Asked Questions” document suggests DEA will not target physicians based solely on how many opioid scripts they write. The agency suggests doctors keep records of patients’ chronic pain treatment plans when opioids are prescribed. The FAQ could help ease physician concerns about writing opioid scripts.

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