Arkansas 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.​
State & Federal
Sch II-V regardless of payor
by 1/1/2022
Arkansas Senate Bill 174 became ACT 447 which *mandates electronic prescribing of controlled substances ( EPCS ) for all Schedule II-V drugs. The effective will be same as the enforcement date of the SUPPORT Act, set for January 1, 2022. Arkansas allows practitioners to ePrescribe all other drugs.