Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Controlled Medication Agreements

Controlled Medication Agreements for controlled substances are an important part of pain management. For the patient, they offer informed consent on the dangers of longterm opioid therapy and clearly explain the expectations and monitoring requirements of the practice. For the physician, they can offer significant legal protection. This document is offered for educational purposes only and is provided "as is". It is not intended to provide any legal advice or supplement legal counsel. Before initiating any agreement within your practice, I would run your your agreement by a pain medicine specialist and a lawyer. Click here to download a PDF version of this document. Best wishes!