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Proposed New and Amended Rules on Opioid Prescribing

Proposed New and Amended Rules on Opioid Prescribing

The Ohio State Dental Board (Board) has posted draft rules for comment.  As part of the public participation process, the Board solicits and encourages input from affected organizations and individuals.


The proposed new and amended rules are as follows:


  • 4715-3-01 Definitions

    • One rule regarding amending the definitions for prescribing terms.

  • 4715-6 Review of Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System

    • One rule regarding prescribing of opioid analgesics for acute pain.


Additionally, Senate Bill 2 of the 129th General Assembly requires state agencies, including the Board, to draft rules in collaboration with stakeholders, assess and justify any adverse impact on the business community (as defined by SB 2), and provide opportunity for the affected public to provide input on the rules.


If you wish to comment on the proposed rule changes at this time, please submit your comments and include the rule numbers you wish to comment on in the “Subject” line to AND copy the Common Sense Initiative Office (CSI) on your e-mail at .


The deadline for public comment for purposes of CSI is at the end of business on Friday, May 26, 2017.

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