Peter Leighton, MD and Catherine Bell, LADC, CCS share the story of their Bridgton, Maine partnership in treating patients with opioid use disorder utilizing Medication-Assisted Therapy (MAT) in a primary care setting.
Dr. Leighton urges more physicians, nurse practitioners, and PAs to become MAT prescribers.
MAFP will be holding MAT Training on April 7th in conjunction with our Annual MAFP Update - registration information available afer January 15th HERE
Opioids In Maine - Deadline for E-Prescribing extended to August 1, 2017! To be clear, this grace period only applies to the e-prescribing mandate. Chapter 488 Law is still fully in effect. After the grace period, penalties for individuals who violate this section of the law will be enacted. If you need to apply for an e-Rx waiver, please visit the SAMHS PMP website to complete and submit your application:
Resource Page - Prescribing, the Maine Law, Resources
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26th Annual MAFP Family Medicine Update
April 4 - 7, 2018
Black Bear Inn & Conference Center, Orono
More information & On-Line Registration Link HERE
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