Becoming waivered

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Slides describe the process of applying to prescribe buprenorphine for 30 patients by submitting a Waiver Notification form to SAMHSA.
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Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc. © 2016
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Slides describe the process of applying to prescribe buprenorphine for 275 patients by submitting a Waiver Notification form to SAMHSA.
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Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc. © 2016
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SAMHSA information page on obtaining a waiver with links to further information and the Notification of Intent form to apply for a waiver.
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SAMHSA
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Created by SAMHSA, this website section provides information about buprenorphine, including resources, the waivering process, DATA 2000, and the latest news.
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SAMHSA
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BupPractice.com Information About Getting Your Waiver

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This page provides answers to FAQs about submitting the waiver.
Submit Your Waiver Online!

You must submit this form if you plan on prescribing buprenorphine.

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Medical Recordkeeping

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A description of what should be included in a buprenorphine patient's medical record.

Many portions of the medical record contain general information that is not specific to patients with substance use disorders or opioid dependence. An example of this is the history portion of the record.

The following sections of the medical record should be noted for all substance use patients:

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DSM 5 Diagnostic Codes Related to Substance Use Disorders

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DSM-IV and DSM 5 Diagnostic Codes Related to Substance Use Disorders (*Note: DSM 5 was released in May 2013 and includes significant changes to diagnosis. For example, it does away with separate "dependence" and "abuse" diagnoses and combines them into "substance use disorder.")


The ICD-10 compliance date is October 1, 2015.


This is a table listing the diagnostic codes for substance use disorders.

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Flowchart of Steps in Applying for DEA Registration

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Steps in Applying for DEA Registration

The flowchart shows steps in applying for DEA Registration to Use Buprenorphine in Office-Based Treatment of Opioid Dependence.

© 2012, Clinical Tools, Inc.

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides this website so that physicians can improve the deliver and financing of prevention, treatment and recovery support services to patients.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) website provides information and materials for buprenorphine treatment providers, including screening tools and sample consent and patient agreement forms, and provides links to other helpful resources.
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California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM)
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