To help detect overprescribing, and diversion or fraud related to prescription of controlled substances. The Prescription Monitoring Program is a tool for the prescriber and for the pharmacist - it gives a more complete picture of a patientís pharmacy history with controlled substances and allows healthcare providers to take the best care of patients.
The Board of Pharmacy ensures the integrity of the drug supply and upholds standards of pharmaceutical practice.
The Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline enforces standards for physician licensure and ongoing clinical competence. The Board has, and will, take disciplinary actions against physicians who have prescribed opiate medications beyond what is medically appropriate.