PHYSICIAN ASST/NURSE PRACTIT./STOP ACT CLAR.

View NCGA Bill Details2021
House Bill 629 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 21, 2021
AN ACT TO MAKE CLARIFICATIONS REGARDING THE CONDITIONS IN WHICH A PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER MUST CONSULT WITH A SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN PRIOR TO PRESCRIBING A TARGETED CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
Intro. by Moffitt, Potts, Sasser, Adcock.

Status: Ch. SL 2021-70 (Jul 2 2021)

Bill History:

H 629/S.L. 2021-70

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 2 2021 - More information

    AN ACT TO MAKE CLARIFICATIONS REGARDING THE CONDITIONS IN WHICH A PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER MUST CONSULT WITH A SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN PRIOR TO PRESCRIBING A TARGETED CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. SL 2021-70. Enacted July 2, 2021. Effective October 1, 2021.


  • Summary date: Apr 21 2021 - More information

    Amends GS 90-18.1 (authorizing physician assistants to prescribe medication) and GS 90-18.2 (authorizing nurse practitioners to prescribe medication) to change the circumstances under which physician assistants or nurse practitioners must consult with the supervising physician before prescribing a targeted controlled substance to include when the patient is being treated by a facility that primarily engages in the treatment of pain by prescribing narcotic medications (previously also include a facility that advertises in any medium for any type of pain management services). Effective October 1, 2021.


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