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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 9TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD
CHAPTER 170PAIN MANAGEMENT
SUBCHAPTER BUTILIZATION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS
RULE §170.7Liability for Act or Omission with Respect to Prescribing an Opioid Antagonist

In accordance with §170.003, Occupations Code, a prescriber who acts in good faith and in accordance with the standard of care, regardless of whether the physician follows the guidelines adopted under this chapter, is not subject to criminal or civil liability or any professional disciplinary action for:

  (1) prescribing or failing to prescribe an opioid antagonist; or

  (2) any outcome resulting from the eventual administration of an opioid antagonist prescribed by the physician.


Source Note: The provisions of this §170.7 adopted to be effective July 8, 2018, 43 TexReg 4454

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