Reducing Legislative Requirement for Treatment of Pain in Long Term Care Facilities

Resolution and Position Statements
March 1, 2013

Policy F-13

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine and its state affiliate chapters support and work with appropriate parties towards creating an exemption for physicians prescribing pain medication in nursing home facilities from controlled substance prescribing requirements5 such as the Florida Statute 456.44, subsection 3.