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What is the status of electronic prescribing for controlled substances?

Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) is legal nationwide.

The Surescripts national health information network connects pharmacies, healthcare providers, and software companies serving all care settings – ambulatory, acute, post-acute, long term, and specialty.  Integrating electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) within existing technology and workflow requires action from everyone. Join Surescripts in the collaborative effort. Visit www.surescripts.com/EPCS to get started.