Electronic Prescribing Certifications Information
Practitioners certifying that he or she will not issue more than 25 prescriptions for controlled and non-controlled substances within a twelve-month period shall not be required to issue prescriptions electronically. Prescriptions in both oral and written form for both controlled and non-controlled substances are included in determining whether the practitioner will reach the limit of twenty-five prescriptions. A certification is valid for one year.
Online Certification Submission:
Electronic Prescribing Waiver (EPW) is an online application that allows a practitioner to certify that he or she will not issue more than twenty-five prescriptions for controlled and non-controlled substances during a twelve-month period. EPW is accessed through the Health Commerce System (HCS), the same portal used to access the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP).
- Click here for instructions to submit a certification (PDF)
- Click here for instructions to obtain an HCS account (PDF). Please note only one account per user is necessary to access the HCS. If you already have an account to access the PMP, you do not need another account for EPW.
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