Jan 10, 2017 | medical/legal

The Legal Landscape for Pain Medication Prescribers

In an environment of escalating scrutiny over controlled medications, frontline practitioners who prescribe them for pain therapy need to take the appropriate steps to demonstrate "prescribing for a legitimate medical purpose while acting in the usual course of professional practice." Jennifer Bolen, JD, longtime PAINWeek faculty member, and founder of Legal Side of Pain explains how to do it.