Why has the Board of Pharmacy revised the regulations in COMAR 10.34.20 Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions?
What is e-prescribing and how does it affect my pharmacy?
Am I required to accept prescriptions sent electronically by a prescriber?
Why would I want to accept electronic prescriptions?
What am I required to do to begin accepting electronic prescriptions?
How does this regulation apply to controlled substance prescriptions?
If my current software does not support e-prescribing what options do I have if I receive an electronic prescription for a controlled substance?
If my software accepts e-prescriptions how do I know that the prescriptions are legitimate?
What are the names of some of the approved intermediaries?
May I receive electronic prescriptions through my fax machine?
Can I accept prescriptions sent to my fax machine by a prescriber that does not carry a “pen to paper” signature but reads ”electronically signed” or a similar message?
Can I accept prescriptions brought into the pharmacy by the patient or his agent that do not carry a “pen to paper” signature but read” electronically signed” or a similar message?
Where can I obtain additional information on this subject?