Section 4731.056 | Rules for physicians regarding use of controlled substances in schedule III, IV, or V for medication-assisted treatment.
(A) As used in this section:
(1) "Controlled substance," "schedule III," "schedule IV," and "schedule V" have the same meanings as in section 3719.01 of the Revised Code.
(2) "Physician" means an individual authorized by this chapter to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery.
(B) The state medical board shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code that establish standards and procedures to be followed by physicians in the use of controlled substances in schedule III, IV, or V to treat opioid dependence or addiction. The board may limit the application of the rules to treatment provided through an office-based practice or other practice type or location specified by the board.