Federal regulations recently made a significant change to the number of patients qualified buprenorphine prescribers can treat. Now what?
Whether you have already received a waiver to prescribe to 100 patients, or you are just getting started in the process of obtaining a waiver to prescribe, you need to know how to navigate this exciting development. Through this PCSS-MAT session, learn about the most recent developments with the new buprenorphine limit, the qualifications needed for prescribing, and what is a “qualified practice setting”.
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- Describe the final rule to increase access to Medication Assisted Treatment with buprenorphine products, specifically addressing the requirements and application process
- Define eligibility requirements for physicians to reach higher patient limits
- Define a "qualified practice setting"
- Identify and explain reporting requirements
Physicians who have a waiver to treat opioid use disorder in an office-based setting and other interested clinicians.
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: November 8, 2016
End Date: November 8, 2019
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 60% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the event date and hours earned.
Continuing Education Credit
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Jinhee Lee, PharmD, Senior Pharmacy Advisor, Division of Pharmacologic Therapies, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Andrew Saxon, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program, University of Washington; Director, Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education (CESATE) VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Beatrice Eld, Deputy Director of Educaton for Addiction Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests
- Frances R. Levin, M.D., Kennedy Leavy Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center; Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, New York Presbyterian Hospital; Director of Clinical and Educational Activities for the Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute. Disclosure: Consultant: Major League Baseball, Grant/Research Support: US World Med.
- John A. Renner, Jr., M.D.– Boston University School of Medicine, Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training, Boston University Medical Center and VA Boston Healthcare System. Disclosure: Stock/other financial options: Johnson & Johnson and General Electric.
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