Practice Fusion has announced that it is now certified for the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). With this certification, Practice Fusion can help ensure that its New York State physicians are able to comply with the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing Act (I-STOP) requirement for EPCS. Easily accessible from a mobile tablet or device, providers can quickly and securely transmit controlled substance prescriptions, further digitizing their office workflow. With Practice Fusion’s free platform, providers remove the burden of manually writing time-consuming, error-prone, and often stolen paper prescription pads. An industry leader, Practice Fusion is the only cloud-based platform to provide a free, certified EPCS program to the over 77,000 eligible providers in New York State.
Currently, effective March 27(th), 2016, New York State providers are required to transmit all prescriptions – controlled and non-controlled substances – electronically to pharmacies to help combat overprescribing and doctor-shopping, and to help curtail abuse and illegal diversion of prescriptions without compromising access to controlled substances for legitimate health care purposes.
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