State Board of Medical Examiners

"Opioid Prescribing: A Provider Discussion" hosted by Medicaid

Dear Colleagues,

Louisiana Medicaid will host the March Lunch & Learn webinar for providers, “Opioid Prescribing: A Provider Discussion”, on Wednesday, March 29, at 12:00 – 1pm.  Please join us for this free educational, online webinar about opioid prescribing. 

Our featured topics include:

·         CDC Guidelines on Opioid Prescribing

·         Updates on Louisiana Medicaid Opioid Initiatives

Please register for this educational Lunch & Learn webinar, “Opioid Prescribing: A Provider Discussion” March 29, 2016, 12:00 NOON CST at: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  Note: Due to technology constraints, the webinar is limited to 100 attendees.  Early registration is encouraged.

Please forward to anyone who may be interested.  For more Information click HERE.



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