Florida 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
All drugs
In effect​
Florida House Bill 831 was signed into law by Governor DeSantis. It *mandates transmission of all prescriptions electronically upon licensure renewal or by July 1, 2021, whichever is earlier. In addition, FL Rule 64B16-27.831 Before a pharmacist can refuse to fill a prescription based solely upon a concern with the validity of the prescription, the pharmacist shall attempt to resolve those concerns.