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Good Outcomes in an Era of Tough Choices: Legal Risks and Solutions for Opioid Prescribers

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According to the CDC, drug overdose deaths and opioid-involved deaths continue to increase in the United States. Nearly half of all opioid overdose deaths involve a prescription opioid, putting both patient and prescribing provider at risk. CAP’s next webinar, Good Outcomes in an Era of Tough Choices: Legal Risks and Solutions for Opioid Prescribers, will cover the latest laws and legal challenges surrounding the opioid crisis. This presentation will help answer the fundamental question: How do I treat patients with compassion and care in a medically sound and legally safe way?

By the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

  1. Understand how and why the opioid epidemic poses numerous medical and legal dilemmas and risks for patients and prescribers
  2. Identify the latest law enforcement activity nationwide and the specific risks it poses to hospitals and providers
  3. Know the solutions available to meet all of these challenges in a way that fosters good clinical outcomes, prevents or mitigates claims, and permits sound medical and legally compliant practice.
Good Outcomes in an Era of Tough Choices: Legal Risks and Solutions for Opioid Prescribers is presented by Steve Meister, criminal defense lawyer and principal of Meister Law Offices.

This webinar will be recorded for registrants who are not able to attend the live session. 


  • Steve Meister

    Steve Meister is a criminal defense lawyer and the owner of Meister Law Offices in Los Angeles, California. An accomplished professional with numerous published works and television and radio news credits, Mr. Meister is the co-owner of ScripRight Healthcare Consultants, LLC, a healthcare consulting firm focused on compliance, risk management and patient safety for controlled substance prescribers and dispensers.

    During his tenure as an attorney, Mr. Meister has served in a variety of roles beyond heading his own firm. He was the Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County from 1990 until 1998, and then spent a year as an insurance defense attorney. Following that position, Mr. Meister focused his career on criminal defense. Mr. Meister has taught local, regional, and national courses on a variety of legal topics and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Southern California Association of Healthcare Risk Managers, and the California Public Defenders Association.

January 23, 2018
Tue 12:30 PM PST

Duration 1H 0M

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