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256B.0636 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIPTIONS; ABUSE PREVENTION.

The commissioner of human services shall develop and implement a plan to:

(1) review utilization patterns of Minnesota health care program enrollees for controlled substances listed in section 152.02, subdivisions 3 and 4, and those substances defined by the Board of Pharmacy under section 152.02, subdivisions 8 and 12;

(2) develop a mechanism to address abuses both for fee-for-service Minnesota health care program enrollees and those enrolled in managed care plans; and

(3) provide education to Minnesota health care program enrollees on the proper use of controlled substances.

For purposes of this section, "Minnesota health care program" means medical assistance or MinnesotaCare.

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