Title: Understanding the Prescription Drug Law (aka Kentucky General Assembly’s House Bill 1

Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT

On Aug 1st, 2012 Ms. Carole D. Christian, Partner and Ms. Rosalind Cordini, Associate with WYATT TARRANT & COMBS, LLP  gave a webinar on “Understanding the Prescription Drug Bill” which covered the following objectives —

1. Understand HB 1’s Rules for Prescribing Controlled Substances

2. Learn What Issues Are Still Unresolved; and,

3. Explore Constructive Ways to Seek Relief

Both Ms. Christian and Ms. Cordini have over 40 years of combined experience in health care law.  Ms. Christian has counseled clients extensively on new and emerging issues in health care regulation, including compliance programs and codes of conduct; electronic medical records; and, the Health Care Reform law.  Ms. Cordini  has defended hospitals and physicians in malpractice and Board of Medical Licensure grievance actions.  More detail bio can be found at http://www.wyattfirm.com/professionals-detail/Carole-Christian and http://www.wyattfirm.com/professionals-detail/rosalind-cordini

Below are the handout and powerpoint presentation from this webinar –

Handout — http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1353393/Controlled%20Substances%20Handout%208.1.2012.pdf

Powerpoint — http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1353393/WYATTDM-%2360222950-v5-Wyatt_Tarrant_%26_Combs_-_Presentation_on_HB1_and_KBML_Regs_-_7-26-12.PPT

If you missed the webinar but want to see it — please email gerry.stover@kafp.org for the link to the video.  This video is for KAFP members only.

Once you review the video to get CME credit you must complete this survey — https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HB1Webinar

This webinar generated over 72 written questions which Ms. Christian and Cordini are working to provide the answers too.  KAFP has only two days left to send our letter to the HB1 Oversight Committee on our issues, concerns and possible solutions to these issues and concerns.  So, if you have examples of how this bill will impact your practice — please email them to Gerry Stover our Executive Vice President at gerry.stover@kafp.org.

Professional Standards for Prescribing for Controlled Substance found at: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/KAR/contents/HB1/HB1_Regs.htm

KBML’s Prescribing and Dispensing Standards* — http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/contents/HB1/201_009_260e.doc