House Bill 1

In 2012, the Kentucky General Assembly passed HB 1 that focuses on the regulation of pain clinics and prescription drug abuse in Kentucky.  This landmark piece of legislation mandated that the Board promulgate regulations on a host of issues relating to the prescribing of controlled substances. One of the regulations that physicians may be most interested in is 201 KAR 9:260, which sets out the mandatory prescribing and dispensing standards for controlled substances in Kentucky. We have completed all the regulations related to HB 1 and they are now in effect. 
On these pages, you will find several helpful links to helpful information regarding HB 1 and the related Board regulations.  Physicians are encouraged to review this information. 



House Bill 1 passed by the 2012 Kentucky General Assembly: