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Proposed Rule Adoption - Midwifery Joint Committee

Update! A Public Hearing was held on February 26, 2016 to receive comments regarding 21 NCAC 33. 0110 Reporting Criteria. No comments were received during the comment period or at the Public Hearing.  The Committee voted to adopt the Rule and proceed with the rule-making process.

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21 NCAC 33 .0110 - Reporting Criteria

Reason for Proposed Rule:  In accordance with Session Law 2013-152 Section 3, in order to receive reports from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) of data from the controlled substances reporting system, the Midwifery Joint Committee is required to adopt rules setting criteria for DHHS to provide reports. The report encompasses inappropriate or excessive prescribing of opioids by licensees as part of a concerted statewide effort to stem prescription drug abuse, addiction and deaths due to overdose.