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News Circular Letter: 16-12-655 Schedule II Opioids: Prescription Form Requirements and Patient Requests for Partial Fill

12/16/2016
  • Drug Control Program
  • Bureau of Health Professions Licensure
  • Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality

Circular letter

TO: Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registrants

FROM: Eric Sheehan, J.D., Director, Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality
James Lavery, Acting Director, Bureau of Health Professions Licensure

DATE: December 16, 2016

RE: Schedule II Opioids: Prescription Form Requirements and Patient Requests for Partial Fill

Drug Control Program 

We promote access to safe and effective pharmaceutical care services in Massachusetts. We work to protect consumers against fraud, deception, and unsafe practices in the distribution, handling, and use of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Bureau of Health Professions Licensure 

BHPL oversees the licensing of health care professionals in the state of Massachusetts.

Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality 

BHCSQ promotes, preserves, and protects the health of all people in the Commonwealth by ensuring an optimal health care delivery system that provides safe, effective, high-quality care.

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