Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
In 2021, this law passed which put an end to Missouri being the only state in the nation without a prescription drug monitoring program.
- The bill authorizes the creation of a Joint Oversight Task Force for Prescription Drug Monitoring which will include a dentist from the Missouri Dental Board (MDB).
- Dr. William Kane was elected by the MDB to serve in this role. This group will oversee the creation of a centralized prescription drug database.
- Special Note: St. Louis County already has a PDMP in place with participating neighboring counties. Learn more.
- Additional Resources: Issue 5, 2021 Focus article
We will continue to provide updates and implications for dentists as the work of the Task Force progresses.