Resources Helping Opioid Prescribers Meet State Mandate / by AzHHA

Shayna Diamond, Director of Community Affairs

Beginning January 1, 2019, the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act mandates that any prescription for a Schedule II opioid to be transmitted electronically – the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). This mandate would apply to prescribers in Arizona’s six largest counties. For prescribers in all other counties, there is a July 1, 2019 mandate. To increase EPCS in Arizona and prepare Arizona prescribers for this new state requirement, Health Current created the Click for Control campaign that includes a basic fact sheet, information and resources. If you have questions on EPCS or the Click for Control campaign, please contact Health Current at (602) 688-7200 or eRX@healthcurrent.org