Policy


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).


Medication-Assisted Treatment

Utah Medicaid provides coverage for opioid treatment program (OTP) services, such as medication-assisted treatment including methadone, suboxone, and naltrexone.


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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.


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Partial-Fill Law

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).