West Virginia 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.​
Federal
Controlled substances if covered by Medicare
In effect​
West Virginia law allows ePrescribing of all drugs to allow practitioners and pharmacies in WV to be compliant with the Federal SUPPORT ACT of 2018. WV house bill HB2311 died so no current legislation is in place specifically mandating ePrescribing in West Virginia.