Section 34-24-605

Ownership and operation.

(a) All registrants must provide pain management services at a location that is owned and operated by one of the following:

(1) One or more physicians licensed to practice medicine in Alabama.

(2) A business entity registered with the Secretary of State.

(3) A governmental entity or body, or political subdivision, or any combination thereof, including state universities and schools.

(b) In order to be registered, a physician shall certify that each practice location is under the direction of a medical director who shall be a physician who possesses a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine or osteopathy in Alabama.

(c) Every registrant providing pain management services is required to obtain access to the Alabama Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) maintained by the Alabama Department of Public Health.

(Act 2013-257, p. 673, §1.)