February 27, 2018
The City created opioid prescribing guidelines and tapering guidelines that health care providers can use when considering prescribing opioids. The guidelines are listed below individually.
The Department of Public Health has also been working with public and private health insurers to establish safer opioid prescribing policies and policies that improve access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT).
OPIOID TAPERING GUIDELINES
OPIOID PRESCRIBING GUIDELINES
OPIOID GUIDELINES (BACKGROUND FOR SURGEONS)
LINK TO ORIGINAL ARTICLE