Alabama ePrescribing

Type of ePrescribing Mandate Drugs that must be ePrescribed Effective date State Law Gleanings (*mandates with listed exceptions)​
Controlled substances covered by Medicare​
In effect - but enforced on 1/2/2022​
SUPPORT ACT of 2018 is a federal law which *mandates the electronic prescribing of all controlled substances ( EPCS ) drugs covered by Medicare directly or a Medicare Plan. It was effective January 1, 2021 but enforced on 1/1/2022.​
Controlled substances covered by Medicare
In effect​
Alabama law allows ePrescribing of all drugs to allow practitioners and pharmacies in AL to be compliant with the Federal SUPPORT ACT of 2018. If an ePrescribing intermediary is used to transmit the electronic prescriptions then they must be approved by the AL Board of Pharmacy. WENO Exchange is an approved ePrescribing intermediary in AL.