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Is Your Organization in EPCS Compliance?

The electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) law is a federal regulation that allows healthcare providers to make and dispense prescriptions for controlled substances electronically.

The law aims to reduce prescription drug abuse and fraud by requiring that electronic prescriptions for controlled substances be written and transmitted securely and that they be verified using two-factor authentication. EPCS also requires that pharmacies and other dispensers are able to receive, dispense, and archive electronic prescriptions for controlled substances. The law was passed in 2010 as part of the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act.

EPCS Compliance

To comply with the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) law, healthcare providers and pharmacies must have in place certain technical, physical, and administrative safeguards. Read more >

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