South Carolina ePrescribing

Type of ePrescribing Mandate Drugs that must be ePrescribed Effective date State Law Gleanings (*mandates with listed exceptions)​
Federal
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 and Federal
Sch II-V regardless of payor
In effect​
South Carolina law allows ePrescribing of all drugs to allow practitioners and pharmacies in SC to be compliant with the Federal SUPPORT ACT of 2018. South Carolina amended SECTION 44-53-360 law which *mandates ePrescribing of controlled substances. The amended rules went into effect January 1, 2021 and addressed technical corrections and exceptions. WENO Exchange provided required information to operate as an ePrescribing intermediary in South Carolina.