Good Samaritan Law House Bill 11
Allows bystanders to report an overdose without fear of criminal prosecution for illegal possession of a controlled substance or illicit drug (See House Bill 11).
Utah Naloxone Standing Order
Allows pharmacists to distribute Naloxone to a third-party without a prescription (See Standing Order).
Naloxone Law House Bill 119
This law permits individuals to administer naloxone without legal liability (See House Bill 119).
Utah Medicaid provides coverage for opioid treatment program (OTP) services, such as medication-assisted treatment including methadone, suboxone, and naltrexone.
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Utah’s prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP), the Controlled Substance Database, uses a patient dashboard to track the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances, including opioids.
The Utah Division of Medicaid and Health Financing (Utah Medicaid) has restricted the initial fill of short-acting opiates for prescribers to a 7-day supply; 3-day supply for dental providers (See House Bill 146).