New Year, New Regulations for Illinois Controlled Substances Prescribers

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, February 6, 2018

In an effort to combat the growing opioid crises, the State of Illinois recently passed into law a regulation that establishes a comprehensive prescription monitoring program. The law, effective January 1 of this year, requires anyone with a controlled substances license to register with the newly launched Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program Website, found at The new law also requires any prescriber who is prescribing opioids to a patient for the first time to check with the online registry to determine whether the patient appears to be doctor shopping.
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