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Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances among Office-Based Physicians, 2017

Description
Examines rates of electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS), with information by type of physician practice, including rural or urban location, practice size, practice ownership, physician specialty, and technology available. EPCS is mandated for Medicare Part D providers by 2021, through the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act.
Author(s)
Sonal Parasrampuria, Martin Blanco, Wesley Barker
Date
09/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Tagged as
Health information technology · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Physicians · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data