nurse practitioners

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Now Eligible to Prescribe Buprenorphine

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants will now be eligible to prescribe and dispense the opioid addiction treatment buprenorphine from their office, Reutersreports. The Drug Enforcement Administration said the change will make it easier for residents of underserved areas to receive treatment for opioid addiction. The new rule is a result of the Comprehensive Addiction…