Colorado 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
In effect​
Colorado Senate Bill 79 *mandates electronic prescribing of controlled substances( EPCS ) of Schedule II-V drugs for all practitioners starting July 1, 2021, but dentists, rural, and solo practitioners will have until July 1, 2023 to be onboard with the mandate. Colorado law allows ePrescribing of all other drugs.