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Prescribing

12/8/2017 Targeting an Epidemic: Opioid Prescribing Patterns by County in New York State
Opioid abuse is a public health crisis for the nation and New York State. Between 2009 and 2015, the number of deaths across New York State resulting from prescription opioids alone nearly doubled.
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12/1/2017 New York Medicare Patients Get Relatively Few Opioids
New York's opioid prescribing rate remained relatively unchanged between 2013 and 2015 (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services opioid prescribing map), while most states decreased the rate at which they prescribed opioids to Medicare patients.
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1/20/2017 E-Prescribing Law Takes Effect February 27, 2017 Read more ...

DOH Commissioner Issues 12 New Exceptions to E-Prescribing Law
As the implementation date for the March 27 e-prescribing mandate draws closer, the State Health Department has issued a letter with additional exceptions relationg to the technical hurdles. Read more ...