Posted at 16:11h
in Legislative Updates
The SC Legislature passed and the Governor has signed several items directly affecting you.
S. 345 (Senator Davis) expands the role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN’s) which would, among other things, allow prescribing of schedule II drugs pursuant to a practice agreement in certain circumstances, including hospice and palliative care settings.
S. 918 (Senators Peeler, Malloy, Hembree and M. B. Matthews) establishes certain prescribing limitations when prescribing narcotics to minors and requires DHEC to provide prescription reports to practitioners.
H. 4116 (Reps. Ridgeway, Douglas, Spires, G. M. Smith, and others) which prohibits hospitals and insurance companies from enjoining physicians...