Connecticut 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​
Connecticut Gov. Malloy signed the House Bill 7052, An Act Preventing Prescription Opioid Diversion and Abuse which *mandates electronic prescribing of controlled substances ( EPCS ) for all Schedule II-V drugs effective January 1, 2018. Connecticut allows practitioners to ePrescribe all other drugs. If an ePrescribing intermediary is used to transmit prescriptions electronically to the pharmacy then they must be approved and WENO Exchange is an approved ePrescribing intermediary in CT.