This study of state buprenorphine prescribing laws found that
- one state prohibits all advanced practice clinicians from prescribing buprenorphine
- five states require a waivered supervising physician for PAs prescribing buprenorphine
- three states require a waivered supervising physician for NPs prescribing buprenorphine.
Studies of state NP/PA supervision should include non-scope of practice laws.
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