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CHAPTER 30. PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS.

ARTICLE 3A. MANAGEMENT OF INTRACTABLE PAIN.

§30-3A-4. Abnormal or unusual prescribing practices.

 (a) Upon receipt of the quarterly report set forth in §60A-9-1 et seq. of this code, the licensing board shall notify the prescriber that he or she has been identified as a potentially unusual or abnormal prescriber.  The board may take appropriate action, including, but not limited to, an investigation or disciplinary action based upon the findings provided in the report.  

 (b) A licensing board may upon receipt of credible and reliable information independent of the quarterly report as set forth in §60A-9-1 et seq. of this code initiate an investigation into any alleged abnormal prescribing or dispensing practices of a licensee.

(c) The licensing boards and prescribers shall have all rights and responsibilities in their practice acts.

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