Opioids and Other Controlled Substances: Minimizing the Risks in Prescribing, Dispensing and Administering
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the legal challenges and liability risks facing practitioners and pharmacists related to prescribing and dispensing controlled substances. The panel will discuss the enforcement environment and steps to minimize legal risks.
- Legal challenges facing providers
- Regulatory environment
- Prescribing via telemedicine
- Electronic prescriptions/E-authentication
- Steps to minimize risks of liability/risk management strategies
- Prescription drug monitoring
- Federal laws
- State laws
- State licensing authorities
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What safeguards should physicians and other prescribing providers put in place in their prescription practice to minimize opioid-related liability risks?
- How is the current enforcement environment impacting prescribing practices?
- Does prescribing opioids using telemedicine create legal risks for healthcare providers?
Brian G. Flood
Mr. Flood practices in the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education Group. Prior joining the firm, he was... | Read More
Mr. Flood practices in the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education Group. Prior joining the firm, he was a national consultant in the healthcare industry with a Big Four accounting and consulting firm. His clients have included Fortune 100 to Fortune 1000 companies, as well as healthcare organizations nationwide. Before entering private practice, Mr. Flood served as an Inspector General for the Health and Human Services system of Texas, a one-year appointment to the CMS Medicaid Integrity Program Advisory Committee and the Medicaid Integrity Audit Program Beta Group. Additionally, he was a prosecutor for nearly 10 years.Close
Bradley J. Sayles
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Mr. Sayles assists clients in navigating the highly regulated healthcare landscape to ensure they are compliant with... | Read More
Mr. Sayles assists clients in navigating the highly regulated healthcare landscape to ensure they are compliant with state and federal laws and industry standards. His clients range from large clinical laboratories, hospice and home health providers, DME suppliers, health systems, physician groups, and long-term care providers to small rural healthcare entities and individual practitioners. Mr. Sayles advises clients with respect to government enforcement, compliance, healthcare fraud and abuse, and general day-to-day operational matters.Close