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Industry Note: State Bill Would Require Hospices To Destroy Pain Meds

- Published on Fri, Feb 09, 2018
Hospice providers in Kentucky may have a new duty added to their already full plates. Hospices would have to adopt policies and procedures for the disposal of powerful prescription painkillers following a patient's death, reports the Associated Press. Patients would have to sign a form allowing the hospice to destroy the meds after the patient's death, or the hospice would [...]

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