The Ohio State Medical Board has finalized an emergency rule requiring 20 hours of Category 1 CME in pain medicine every two years, effective June 20.
In late May, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed legislation requiring pain management clinics to obtain a license, limit the amount of controlled substances prescribed in a certain time frame and create a take-back program for unused drugs.
Read the PainWeek report on pill mills.
Read the Ohio State Medical Board's Emergency Rule (pdf).
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