Telehealth drug prescribing & the opioid crisis: What every doctor needs to know

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 Mar 29, 2018 Thurs | 1pm - 2pm PST

Webinar Description

Why is there a good chance you're illegally prescribing medication over telehealth? How are telehealth prescribing rules changing with the opioid crisis? Is an in-person exam necessary for prescribing medication online? How does telehealth drug prescribing work across state lines or internationally?

Join healthcare attorney Brad Davidsen on our next TFSS video podcast as we discuss the pitfalls and promises of prescribing controlled substances over telehealth.



  • Practical guidelines for prescribing drugs via telemedicine

  • How state and federal regulations are approaching the issue

  • Potential policy trends affecting online drug prescribing  


About our Speaker

Bradley S. Davidsen, Esq. is an Associate attorney in Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.’s Health Care and Life Sciences group.  Brad’s focuses are in several areas, including clinical research and negotiating various agreements related to clinical research and clinical trials for drugs, devices, biologics, and combination products; state and federal regulatory and licensure matters; and telehealth/telemedicine issues, primarily including the corporate practice of medicine issues and prescribing laws and regulations.  

Recently, Brad has written several articles regarding the prescription of controlled substances thought telehealth, especially with regard to treating patients with opioid dependency, and federal roadblocks within the Ryan Haight Act amendments to the Controlled Substances Act.