71-2455. Prescription drug monitoring; Department of Health and Human Services; duties; powers.

The Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the Nebraska Health Information Initiative or any successor public-private statewide health information exchange, shall enhance or establish technology for prescription drug monitoring to carry out the purposes of section 71-2454. The department may use state funds and accept grants, gifts, or other funds in order to implement and operate the technology. The department may adopt and promulgate rules and regulations to authorize use of electronic health information, if necessary to carry out the purposes of sections 71-2454 and 71-2455.

Source:Laws 2011, LB237, § 2; Laws 2014, LB1072, § 2.