The Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Behavioral Health proposes to adopt LAC 49:I.Chapter 11, 1199 governing opioid antagonist administration and training as authorized by R.S. 40:978.2. This proposed Rule is promulgated in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, R.S. 49:950 et seq. Act 192 of the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana legislature provides for the creation of R.S. 40:978.2, which requires the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Behavioral Health to adopt provisions governing the best practices, training, storage, administration, and emergency follow-up procedures for opioid antagonists administered to individuals who are undergoing or who are believed to be undergoing an opioid-related drug overdose.
Contact Information: Jen Katzman, Program Manager, P.O. Box 4049, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4049.
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