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Dept of Veterans Affairs Publishes Interim Rule to Allow Conditioned Delivery of Information on Veterans Using CS to Treat Pain to State PMP Database

Date: February 14, 2013
Source: Federal Register

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends its regulations concerning the sharing of certain patient information in order to implement VA’s authority to participate in State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs). Participation in PDMPs will allow the VA patient population to benefit from the reduction in negative health outcomes.

DATES: Effective Date: This interim rule is effective on February 11, 2013.

COMMENT DATE: Comments must be received on or before April 12, 2013.


To read a full copy of the federal register release, click here.

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