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Opioid Epidemic Tag

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Florida v. Oxycodone, et. al.

Saamia Shaikh, Esquire has had her article "Florida v. Oxycodone, et. al." published in the Winter 2017 edition of the Florida Bar Health Law Section's Newsletter. http://www.flabarhls.org/resources-menu/document-library/hls-newsletter/320-the-florida-bar-health-law-section-newsletter-winter-2017 For more information about any of the information contained in this article or any other questions please email Ms. Shaikh at ss@joneshealthlaw.com....

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Florida Pharmacists Must Use E-FORCSE To Combat Opioid Abuse

By: Saamia Shaikh, Esq., OMS-III In 2011, Florida legislator’s enacted the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, also known as, the Electronic-Florida Online Reporting of Controlled Substances Evaluation (“E-FORCSE”). The program has legally expanded the role of dispensing pharmacists by requiring them to report the distribution of controlled substances.   E-FORCSE requires dispensers of controlled substances to report, within seven days, information regarding the prescriber and the patient for any prescription filled for controlled substances. Specifically, a patient’s demographic information, DOB, gender, as well as the prescriber’s demographic information, DEA number, NPI number, and license number must be reported. Additionally, dispensing information such as the...

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