Latest Notices

January 11, 2024 - NO​TICE regarding examination requirements and graduate training programs​

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published a final rule, amending the regulations regarding DEA Form 106. Learn more.


Opioid Education for Optometrists Certified to Prescribe and Administer Pharmaceutical Agents And Renewals Submitted After July 1, 2017 (PDF)

Clarification of Opioid Continuing Education Requirement Under ABC-map (PDF)

PA Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Transition Announcement (PDF)

CHIP Provider Enrollment Claim Denial Alert (PDF)

50 State Comparison Report: A Comparison of State Occupational Licensure Requirement and Processes

Act 6 of 2018 Notice to All Licensees, Registrants, Certificate Holders & Permit Holders (PDF)

Notice - Act 65 Of 2023 Expungement Provisions (PDF)​

Act 31 of 2014 Mandated Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting

Fentanyl Safety Recommendations (PDF)

Health Care Practitioner Photo Identification Badge Requirement (PDF)

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Renewal Change

Health Care Practitioner Photo Identification Badge Requirement (PDF)

Pennsylvania's New Prescription Drug Monitoring Program 

Naloxone Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Naloxone Prescription for Overdose Prevention (Standing Order DOH-002-2016) (PDF)

Naloxone for Opioid Safety - A Provider's Guide to Prescribing to Patients Who Use Opioids (PDF)

Naloxone Standing Order Prescription Letter for Pharmacists (PDF)

Veteran's Administration Hospitals-License Verification (PDF) 

Notice - Act 65 of 2023 Expungement Provisions (PDF)​

PENNDOT Physician Reporting Requirements

X-Ray Equipment Operator Refresher Training Requirement (PDF)

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner - Death Certificates

Number of Physician Assistants Supervised by Physician (PDF)

Supervising Physician and Written Agreement Change Form updates (PDF)

Written Agreement Insurance Requirement (PDF)

National Transportation Safety Board - Safety Recommendations I-41-1 and -2 (PDF)

 Act 31 of 2014 Mandated Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting

PA Guidelines

Guidelines for Safe Administration of Low-Dose Ketamine (PDF)

Treating Pain in Patients with OUD (PDF)

Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease (PDF)

The Safe Prescribing of Opioids in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (PDF)

Emergency Department Pain Treatment (PDF)

Opioids to Treat Chronic Non-cancer Pain (PDF)

Geriatric Pain Treatment (PDF)

Obstetrics & Gynecology Pain Treatment (PDF)

Use of Addiction Treatment Medications in the Treatment of Pregnant Patients with Opioid Use Disorder (PDF)

Safe Prescribing for Workers' Compensation (PDF)

Pediatric and Adolescent Populations (PDF)

Elder Abuse Prevention Guides

Elder Financial Abuse (PDF)

Elder Abuse (PDF)

Senior Safe (PDF)