Massachusetts bill would exclude DVMs from prescription drug monitoring program

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Apr 01, 2012

BOSTON — Veterinarians might be excluded from compliance with the Massachusetts Prescription Monitoring Program if a proposed bill passes.

Senate Bill 2122, introduced Jan. 31, would exclude veterinarians from the definition of practitioner as it applies to those who must comply with the prescription-monitoring program for controlled substances.

The bill has been sent to the Senate Ways and Means Committee for consideration.