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The law requires Arizona prescribers to e-prescribe schedule II controlled substances. House Bill 2075 extended the original deadline of January 1, 2019 until January 1, 2020. See Arizona E-Prescribing for further details. 01/01/2020: Arkansas: Arkansas Senate Bill 174 became Act 447 on March 13th, 2019. This law requires that all prescriptions

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MDToolbox Blog Federal Opioid e-Prescribing Law Passes

(1 days ago) Federal Opioid e-Prescribing Law Passes Posted by MDToolbox on October 26, 2018 • Comments (0). This week President Trump signed into law the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act 1.The legislation is aimed at combating the opioid epidemic by focusing on several information technology tools that help prevent

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MDToolbox Blog New CMS E-Prescribing Mandate Begins

(6 days ago) In just four months from now, starting in January 2021, CMS will require electronically prescribing controlled substances (EPCS) for Medicare Part D prescribers. The Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act, HR6 - Public Law 115-271, was signed into law on October

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California e-Prescribing

(8 days ago) In September 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2789 which states that beginning January 1, 2022 prescribers must e-prescribe all their prescriptions with few exceptions. This includes both controlled and non-controlled prescriptions.

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MDToolbox Blog Washington State Mandates Electronic

(Just Now) Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed SB5380 into law. This Act mandates Washington healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substances with an effective date of January 1st, 2021. This bill was created by request of the Governor and was one of several bills pushed through the House and Senate the day before

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MDToolbox Blog Illinois Mandates Electronic Prescribing!

(2 days ago) Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has recently signed the State’s electronic prescribing mandate into law. Illinois House Bill 3596 mandates healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substance medications with an effective date of January 1 st, 2023.

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MDToolbox Blog Indiana Mandates Electronic Prescribing

(1 days ago) Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb recently signed SB176 into law. This Act mandates Indiana healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substances with an effective date of January 1st, 2021. This bill began as an 8-line document allowing patients to transfer their prescription to another pharmacy.

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MDToolbox Blog Michigan Mandates Electronic Prescribing!

(2 days ago) Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmerrecently signed her State’s electronic prescribing mandate into law. Michigan House Bill 4217 mandates healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all prescriptions with an effective date of October 1 st, 2021. This bill was initially introduced in 2019 with an effective date of January 1 st, 2021.

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MDToolbox Blog Missouri Mandates Electronic Prescribing

(6 days ago) Missouri Governor Mike Parson recently signed SB275 into law. This Act mandates Missouri healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substance medications contained in Schedules II-IV with an effective date of January 1st, 2021. Missouri was very determined to pass an EPCS mandate, as they had at least 6 pieces of

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MDToolbox Blog Colorado Mandates Electronic …

(6 days ago) Colorado Governor Jared Polis recently signed SB079 into law. This Act mandates Colorado healthcare providers to electronically prescribe controlled substances that are scheduled as II-IV with an effective date of either July 1st, 2021, or July 1st 2023. The Act breaks down the medical field to several categories of healthcare providers

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MDToolbox Blog Oklahoma Latest State to Require E

(7 days ago) Governor Mary Fallin signed into law House Bill 2931 1 which will require prescribers in Oklahoma to electronically prescribe Schedule II through V controlled substances starting January 1, 2020. The bill allows for a few exemptions in certain circumstances such as for veterinarians or prescriptions that are administered through an on-site

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MDToolbox Blog South Carolina Mandates Electronic

(7 days ago) South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster recently signed HB3728 into law. This was a bipartisan bill that was amended a few times during the legislative process. This Act mandates South Carolina healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substance medications with an …

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Missouri e-Prescribing

(2 days ago) The bill was signed into law by Governor Mike Parson on June 24, 2019. See our blog post covering the mandate. Missouri Prescription Monitoring Program Missouri is the only state without a Prescription Monitoring Program in place. National PMP Participation

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MDToolbox Blog Kentucky Mandates Electronic Prescribing

(2 days ago) Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin recently signed HB342 into law. This Act mandates Kentucky healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substances with an effective date of January 1st, 2021. The act contains provisions for a waiver to delay the mandate for a specified time period for e-prescribing in the event of economic

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MDToolbox Blog Kansas Mandates Electronic Prescribing

(Just Now) Kansas Governor Laura Kelly recently signed HB2119 into law. This Act mandates Kansas healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substance medications that contain an opiate with an effective date of July 1 st, 2021. The Kansas mandate details several circumstances where electronic prescribing is not required.

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MDToolbox Blog Tennessee Amends and Delays E-Prescribing

(5 days ago) Tennessee Amends and Delays E-Prescribing Mandate. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam recently signed SB0810 into law. This Act mandates Tennessee healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substances with an effective date of January 1st, 2021. Tennessee had previously passed HB1993 which mandated EPCS for Schedule II drugs by

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MDToolbox Blog Arkansas Mandates Electronic Prescribing

(6 days ago) Arkansas Mandates Electronic Prescribing Posted by MDToolbox on March 15, 2019 • Comments (0). Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson recently signed Act No 447/SB17 4 into law. This Act mandates Arkansas healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substances with an effective date of January 1 st, 2021. Arkansas does not recognize Marijuana as a Schedule I drug.

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Pennsylvania e-Prescribing

(8 days ago) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed Act 96 into law on October 24th, 2018. The Act requires all controlled substance prescriptions to be sent electronically by October 24th, 2019. Pennsylvania's legislation contained the shortest deadline before enforcement of any state that has passed a mandate.

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Virginia e-Prescribing

(4 days ago) Mandatory EPCS in Virginia Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed House Bill 2165 into law on February 21st, 2017. This Act requires prescribers to electronically prescribe all controlled substances by July 1, 2020 in an effort to combat opioid abuse and addiction.

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MDToolbox Blog Wyoming Mandates Electronic Prescribing

(1 days ago) Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon recently signed Enrolled Act No 66/SF0047 into law. This Act mandates Wyoming providers to electronically prescribe all controlled substances with an effective date of January 1st, 2021. The Act has provisions for the state board to provide some exemptions to the requirement for emergencies and has the power to

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MDToolbox Blog Connecticut Mandates e-Prescribing of

(Just Now) The law was originally proposed by Governor Dannel Malloy in an effort to combat opioid abuse and addiction. By requiring controlled substances prescriptions to be sent electronically, it allows the prescriptions to be tracked and prevents fraud from forged or stolen paper prescriptions.

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MDToolbox Blog Florida and Delaware Mandate Electronic

(7 days ago) Florida and Delaware Governors Ron DeSantis and John Carney have both recently signed electronic prescribing mandates into law. Florida HB831 mandates healthcare providers to electronically prescribe all medications with an effective date of either July 1st, …

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North Carolina e-Prescribing

(9 days ago) North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed the Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention (STOP) Act into law on June 29th, 2017. The Act requires targeted Schedule II and Schedule III controlled substances to be electronically prescribed by January 1st, 2020. See our blog post covering the mandate. North Carolina Controlled Substances Prescription

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MDToolbox Blog National E-Prescribing of Controlled

(Just Now) The law would also not go into effect until 2020, leaving plenty of time for prescribers to prepare. In addition, there would be a number of exemptions including economic hardship and technologic limitations for up to a year, during public health emergencies or in clinical trials. Find out more about Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances.

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MDToolbox Blog Nebraska and New Hampshire Mandate

(9 days ago) The Nebraska mandate allows for exceptions to the law including situations that involve State emergencies and patients that reside in long-term care facilities for instance. The Act also states that dentists will also need to comply with the mandate but not until January 1 st, 2024. Currently, there are no penalties for non-compliance listed in

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MDToolbox Blog Arizona Delays E-Prescribing Mandate

(7 days ago) In an effort to combat opioid abuse, the law mandates that prescribers electronically prescribe schedule II controlled substances. The original deadlines were January 1, 2019 for prescribers in counties with populations more than 150,000 and July 1, 2019 for prescribers in …

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MDToolbox Blog Arizona to Require E-Prescribing to Fight

(5 days ago) Arizona to Require E-Prescribing to Fight Opioid Abuse. Last week, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey called a special legislative session to pass the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act 1. In record speed, the Arizona Legislature voted unanimously to approve it and Ducey signed it into law on Friday. The act is aimed at combating the opioid epidemic in

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Arizona e-Prescribing

(3 days ago) The law proposed by Governor Doug Ducey was passed in January 2018 in an effort to combat opioid abuse and addiction. However, in February 2019 Governor Ducey signed into law HB 2075 which delayed the e-prescribing requirements for all counties until January 1, 2020.

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MDToolbox Blog Massachusetts To Require Electronically

(9 days ago) MDToolbox urges prescribers to take full advantage of e-Prescribing and to not only send controlled substances electronically, but all prescriptions as soon as possible. The opioid epidemic continues to worsen and this is an easy way for prescribers to help combat it. Currently, a meager 15% of prescribers in Massachusetts are enabled for EPCS.

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MDToolbox Blog Maine to Require e-Prescribing of

(6 days ago) New York’s law, which requires e-Prescribing of both non-controlled and controlled substances, went into effect last month. Several more states have similar laws up for legislative discussion as well. It’s clear that now is the time for anyone not e-Prescribing yet to get started.

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MDToolbox Blog Iowa Considering Mandated E-Prescribing

(Just Now) Iowa Considering Mandated E-Prescribing. Iowa is the latest state to consider legislation that would require electronic prescribing. The Iowa Board of Pharmacy suggested Senate Study Bill 3074 1 which would require all prescriptions to be sent electronically. Like several other states with similar enacted and proposed legislation, lawmakers in

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MDToolbox Blog 2021 Legislation Update and a Look at

(4 days ago) 2021 Legislation Update and a Look at Changes to Come. 2021 will see a record number of states mandating electronic prescribing. Although there was anticipation some states would postpone their mandate due to the public health crisis created by COVID-19, all States with enacted legislation for 2021 will still require electronic prescribing in

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MDToolbox Blog North Carolina Joins Fight Against Opioid

(6 days ago) North Carolina is the most recent state to pass a law requiring the use of e-Prescribing in an effort to combat opioid abuse. Governor Roy Cooper recently signed the Strengthen Opioid misuse Prevention (STOP) Act into law. The act requires that certain schedule II and schedule III controlled substances be electronically prescribed by January 1

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Colorado e-Prescribing

(4 days ago) Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 079 into law on April 8th, 2019. This Act requires prescribers to electronically prescribe all controlled substances by July 1, 2021 for most prescribers. The Act allows for rural practices and dentists to delay the mandate until July 1st, 2023.

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MDToolbox Blog Will Massachusetts be the Next State to

(3 days ago) Their law is in combination with required use of their state Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) in an effort to combat opiate abuse. Read more about it in our post Maine to Require e-Prescribing of Controlled Substances. Minnesota was actually the first state to require electronic prescribing. However, there are no penalties for writing

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MDToolbox Blog OptumRx to require electronic prescribing

(7 days ago) Federal law will also require physicians to electronically prescribe controlled substances for Medicare patients effective January 1, 2021. There will likely be more major mail-order and retail pharmacies requiring electronic prescribing in the near future, continue watching our blog for the latest news on electronic prescribing.

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MDToolbox Blog Massachusetts Delays Electronic

(7 days ago) Massachusetts Delays Electronic Prescribing Mandate Posted by MDToolbox on October 24, 2019 • Comments (0). Massachusetts passed House Bill 4742 “ An Act for Prevention and Access to Appropriate Care and Treatment of Addiction ” in 2018 which mandated prescribers to electronically prescribe all controlled substances by January 1 st, 2020.

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MDToolbox Blog New Legislation Reduces Telehealth

(9 days ago) The bill was enacted and became law on the following Friday with near unanimous support in both the House and Senate. The Act provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding to agencies responding to the Coronavirus outbreak. The emergency funding is to be distributed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as follows:

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MDToolbox Blog Top 8 Acronyms You Need to Know for

(6 days ago) The HITECH act was signed into law in 2009 and is the act stipulating incentive payments be paid for Meaningful Use to eligible providers. EP - Eligible Provider . EPs are healthcare providers that are eligible to attest to Meaningful Use. The Medicare and Medicaid programs have different types of EPs: Eligible Medicare EPs include:

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MDToolbox Blog Walmart to Limit Opioid Prescriptions and

(6 days ago) While many states have either already implemented or are in the process of implementing laws to limit opioids and require EPCS, this is the first large pharmacy chain we have seen implement such measures. Some states limit opioid prescriptions to fewer than 7 days in which case they will default to the state law.

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MDToolbox Blog The latest on e-Prescribing software and

(6 days ago) Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2075 into law on February 14 th, 2019. This bill amends and addresses issues with the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act that was signed into law on January 26 th of 2018. In an effort to combat opioid abuse, the law mandates that prescribers electronically prescribe schedule II controlled substances.

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EPCS e Prescribe Controlled Substances: MDToolbox e

(3 days ago) MDToolbox e-Prescribing Software system is fully certified to Electronically Prescribe Controlled Substances (EPCS). E-Send all of your prescriptions to pharmacies.

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MDToolbox Blog Benefits of Electronic Prescribing

(1 days ago) 1. Electronic prescribing will improve the safety and quality of care that providers can provide patients. E-prescribing can reduce drug errors by eliminating handwriting and illegibility issues with prescriptions, sending the prescription digitally ensures the order is clear. Some electronic prescribing systems (such as MDToolbox) allow for

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MDToolbox Blog National E-Prescribing of Controlled

(9 days ago) National E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances Bill Proposed to Fight Opioid Abuse Posted by MDToolbox on August 11, 2017 • Comments (0). Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA) recently introduced legislation that would mandate Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) under Medicare Part D.

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MDToolbox Blog All posts tagged 'Arizona-e-Prescribing'

(4 days ago) Arizona Delays E-Prescribing Mandate Posted by MDToolbox on February 20, 2019 • Comments (0). Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2075 into law on February 14 th, 2019.This bill amends and addresses issues with the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act that was signed into law on January 26 th of 2018. In an effort to combat opioid abuse, the law mandates …

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MDToolbox Blog DEA Confirms Providers Can Prescribe

(1 days ago) The practitioner is acting in accordance with applicable Federal and State law. Not all States allow for EPCS via telemedicine, prescribers will need to ensure that they are following both their State law as well as the State law where the patient resides prior to prescribing via telemedicine. Some states that allow for EPCS via telemedicine

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MDToolbox Blog Pennsylvania Joins in Combating Opioid

(3 days ago) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently signed Act 96 into law. This mandates Pennsylvania providers to electronically prescribe controlled substances II-V within a year of the bill passing. The goal is to eliminate fraud associated with written prescriptions. Per the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), in 2016, there were 2,235 opioid

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MDToolbox Blog New York State Attorney General Asks

(6 days ago) New York State Attorney General Asks Governor to Veto I-STOP Loopholes Posted by MDToolbox on September 23, 2016 • Comments (1). New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office sent a letter 1 September 20th asking Governor Andrew Cuomo to veto two bills seen as loopholes to the newly implemented Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP) …

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