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Prepare for Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances (EPCS)

Meet regulatory mandates, improve medication management
and safety with EPCS

mobile device with medication

As of January 1, 2023, CMS began enforcing the SUPPORT Act, which requires ePrescribing of all Medicare Part D controlled prescriptions. Compliance actions for long-term care (LTC) were exempted from that effective date but are scheduled to begin on January 1, 2025.

Benefits of ePrescribing and EPCS

Improve medication workflow

ePrescribing reduces manual order processing and keeps resident health data accessible

Improve medication

Automated electronic ordering ensures prescriber and data validation which helps reduce errors, adverse drug events and other controlled substance abuses


Meet ePrescribing requirements

Electronic prescribing reduces transcription and communication errors, and checks for drug interactions.*

  • Medication Errors 42.5
  • Prescriptions 100
  • Medication Errors 6.6
  • Prescriptions 100


PointClickCare can help you prepare for EPCS with our Integrated Medication Management (IMM)

Our IMM solution supports controlled substance regulations through our ePrescribing and EPCS capabilities. Once activated, all prescriptions, controlled and non-controlled substances are electronically ordered, approved, and transmitted directly to the pharmacy. IMM also helps you improve patient safety, reduces drug diversion, and streamlines workflows.

Speak with a specialist to learn how IMM can help you prepare for EPCS

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