Reversing the Opioid Epidemic



June 1, 2018: LARA releases updated Opioid Law FAQs

The combined consent form from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for minors and all patients prescribed an opioid is now available on Click on the "Prescribers" tab and look for "MDHHS-5730, Opioid Start Talking," including versions in Arabic and Spanish.

The date by which a bona fide prescriber-patient relationship is required to prescribe controlled substances has been delayed until March 31, 2019 (or upon the promulgation of rules), providing the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with adequate time to develop administrative rules without impacting patient continuum of care.