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EPCS Mandates: The Ultimate Guide to 2020 Deadlines

The ultimate guide to EPCS mandates

Act now! The Jan 1, 2020 deadline has passed!

What is EPCS?

More than half of states in the U.S. have Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances (EPCS) mandates that have either taken effect or are approaching quickly. It can take time to do what’s needed to comply with the EPCS mandates—beginning the process now helps you stay ahead of the deadlines.

Using an electronic prescription tool is more than an efficient way to write prescriptions, and it’s also an important weapon in the fight to prevent drug overdoses. In fact, e-prescribing is part of the federal “Every Prescription Conveyed Securely” EPCS mandate that takes effect in 2021.

Missed the January 1, 2020 Deadline?

You must act now! If you practice in AZ, IA, MA, NC, OK, or RI and aren't in compliance yet, click one of the icons below for information on requirements and exceptions. Effective January 1, Arizona, Iowa, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Rhode Island will require EPCS. This is part of an ongoing trend across the U.S., including the federal EPCS mandate that takes effect in 2021.

It's not too late! Sign up for a demo of our EPCS-certified Electronic Prescribing product today!

Arizona

Learn about the mandate, view exceptions, and register with Arizona's PDMP.
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Iowa

Learn more about the IA mandate, view exceptions, and register with Iowa's PDMP.
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Massachusetts 

Find out more about the MA mandate, and register with Massachusetts' PDMP.
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North Carolina

Learn about the mandate, view exceptions, and register with North Carolina's PDMP.
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Oklahoma

Get info on the mandate, view exceptions, and register with Oklahoma's PDMP.
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Rhode Island

Learn about the Rhode Island mandate, view exceptions, and register with RI's PDMP.
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Missed the October 24, 2019 Deadline?

You must act now! If you practice in PA and aren't in compliance yet, click the icon below for information on PA requirements and exceptions.

It's not too late! Sign up for a demo of our EPCS-certified Electronic Prescribing product today!

Pennsylvania

Learn about the mandate, view exceptions, and register with Pennsylvania's PDMP.
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How can RXNT help you?

Since paper prescriptions are becoming easier and easier to forge, the evolution of e-prescribing can completely eliminate paper prescriptions.

RXNT's Electronic Prescribing satisfies the EPCS requirement deadlines, and helps combat the opioid crisis in states where controlled substances continue to be an issue. Improve safety and quality of care with automatic drug and allergy interaction checks, and get real-time medication history to determine compliance and improve adherence.

Check out the quick guide Four Steps to Comply and get started today!

An award-winning, certified system you can trust

Our Electronic Prescribing solution is certified by the DEA to support Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances.

Five-time Surescripts award-winning and certified application, as well as ONC-ACB certified.

Meets or exceeds all HIPAA requirements.

Integration with RXNT's EHR and PM solutions

Electronic Health Records

Built-in flexibility lets you use our E-Prescribing solution on it's own, or seamlessly integrated with RXNT's Electronic Health Records system.

Practice Management

To streamline administrative tasks like billing and scheduling, consider our Practice Management system for physicians and office staff. Our PM system can help you bill more accurately, get reimbursed faster, and enhance communication with patients.

Ready to get started?

Since 1999, we've offered innovative, feature-rich software for the healthcare industry. Our integrated, EPCS-certified system finds use in healthcare organizations of all sizes, from small family clinics to large, multi-specialty hospitals.

We offer flexible pricing options, including monthly and yearly subscriptions to make our tools accessible to almost any practice. Plus, keep your entire team connected with unlimited licenses at no cost for non-prescribing staff.

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