Pain Management / Prescribing - Tennessee
Tennessee Opioid Prescribing Laws are changing effective July 1, 2019. Key changes and updates include:
- Mandatory electronic prescriptions for Schedule II, III, IV & V have been extended until January 1, 2021
- Partial fill requirement for opioid is no longer mandatory
- 20-day supply for surgical procedures has been deleted
- New exception for opioids to treat upper respiratory symptoms or cough (up to 14-day limit)
Download the summary below to learn about the full spectrum of changes. Our Risk Education staff is available to assist you if needed - contact them here.