Mandatory e-prescribing of all prescription medication, controlled substances and non-controlled substances, takes effect in New York State on March 27, 2016. All practitioners need to be familiar with the requirements of this law.
On Friday, March 13, Governor Cuomo signed a one-year extension of the e-prescribing mandate that will require all prescriptions to be submitted electronically.
Some physicians are asking New York State officials to extend the deadline for mandatory electronic medication prescribing (e-prescribing).
A new state regulation goes into effect on March 27, 2015, requiring all medication prescriptions to be electronically prescribed.