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Practice Fusion · Oct 22, 2014

e-Prescribing for controlled substances is coming to your EHR

UPDATE: We’re proud to announce Practice Fusion’s e-prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS) feature is certified and ready for I-STOP. All our providers will meet the March 27, 2016 New York I-STOP deadline.With EPCS activated, you’ll now be able to e-prescribe all medications — included scheduled drugs — right from your EHR. Click here to learn more.

NY providers who already eRx on Practice Fusion were transitioned to EPCS in 2015. As always, the e-prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS) feature will be available to you as part of our industry-leading EHR.

As part of I-STOP, most New York prescribers have been required to consult the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Registry when writing a prescription for a Schedule II, III and IV controlled substance since August 27, 2013. In order to consult the PMP, prescribers must have a health commerce system (HCS) account. If you haven’t already, you can apply for an HCS account online through the New York State Department of Health.

Learn more about how to prepare for I-STOP »