how to handle controlled substance Rxs for patients with a "pain contract" or treatment agreement

Questions often come up about how to handle controlled substance Rxs for patients with a "pain contract" or treatment agreement.

These agreements, between a patient and a prescriber, are suggested by pain guidelines...and required by some state medical boards.

The agreements outline expectations about appropriate use, refills, urine drug testing, and more.

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