Under regulation § 1707.5, California is making changes to its label requirements for prescription drug containers dispensed to patients in the state.
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Wisconsin Enhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (WI ePDMP): New Data Submission Frequency and Data Fields
Effective Saturday, April 1, 2017, a new data submission and correction frequency is required by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS). Effective Sunday, April 9, 2017, the Wisconsin DSPS requires pharmacies to submit the names of persons picking up Schedule II or Schedule III prescriptions, unless an exception applies.
Effective immediately, according to legislation passed by the 2017 General Assembly (House Bill 2164) and signed into law by the governor, pharmacies must report prescriptions for Gabapentin, including all dispenses since the legislation was signed on February 23, 2017, to the VA PMP.
Effective Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 5 PM CDT, the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services is implementing the Pharmacy Benefits Management System (PBMS). Pharmacies are required to submit claims to Illinois Medicaid using a new Bank Identification Number (BIN) and Processor Control Number (PCN).
Effective Tuesday, April 4, 2017, MI PMP will replace the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS) with a new vendor, PMP AWARxE maintained by Appriss®, to provide prescription monitoring services.
Effective Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS) will change how prescription data submissions are reported by moving to the Appriss® PMP Clearinghouse.
Effective March 7, 2017, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) will implement the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting (KASPER) Data Collection System. Administered or dispensed controlled information will be reported directly to CHFS using KASPER.
Effective February 2, 2017, the Utah Department of Commerce – DOPL Controlled Substance Database (CSD) transitioned to the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) 4.2 format. ASAP 95 data submissions will be accepted until ASAP 4.2 is fully integrated, which is expected to go live early to mid-March 2017.
Effective Tuesday, January 17, 2017, controlled substances dispensed in Wisconsin or to addresses in Wisconsin must be submitted electronically to the new ePDMP system in the ASAP 4.2 Format, which is still utilized.
As of January 1, 2017, pharmacies are required to submit all controlled substance (Schedules II-V) dispensation information to the PMP Clearinghouse no later than the close of the subsequent business day after dispensing a controlled substance.