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electronic prescriptions for controlled substances (EPCS) mandatory

NACDS urges mandatory electronic prescriptions for controlled substances

NACDS urges mandatory electronic prescriptions for controlled substances

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) is urging the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to make electronic prescriptions for controlled substances (EPCS) mandatory. In comments on the reopening of the Interim Final Rule (IFR) for EPCS, NACDS described the significant benefits associated with EPCS, and recommendations on how best to achieve them. “For