By Evan Sweeney @ Fierce Healthcare
A bill proposed earlier this year by Connecticut’s governor to address opioid prescribing has landed back on his desk after successfully passing through the Senate last week.
A major part of the bill includes a mandate for all healthcare providers to prescribe controlled substances electronically by Jan. 1, 2018. The legislation is expected to be signed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, which would make Connecticut the fourth state in the country to require electronic prescriptions for controlled substances.
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