Maine Revised Statutes

§7263. Authorized uses and restrictions on prescription data - Article 3

1. Authority of member state.   Under the compact a member state:
A. Retains its authority and autonomy over its prescription monitoring program and prescription data in accordance with its laws, rules and policies; [2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).]
B. May provide, restrict or deny prescription data to a requestor of another state in accordance with the member state's laws, rules and policies; [2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).]
C. May provide, restrict or deny prescription data received from another state to a requestor within that state; and [2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).]
D. Has the authority to determine which requestors are authorized. [2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Restrictions on prescription data.   Prescription data obtained by a member state pursuant to this compact has the following restrictions.
A. It must be used solely for purposes of providing the prescription data to a requestor. [2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).]
B. It may not be stored in the member state's prescription monitoring program database, except for stored images, nor in any other database. [2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Limit on categories of requestors.   A member state may limit the categories of requestors of another member state that will receive prescription data.
[ 2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Requestor authentication.   The commission shall promulgate rules establishing standards for requestor authentication.
A. Every member state shall authenticate requestors according to the rules established by the commission. [2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).]
B. A member state may authorize its requestors to request prescription data from another member state only after such requestor has been authenticated. [2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).]
C. A member state that becomes aware of a requestor who violated the laws or rules governing the appropriate use of prescription data shall notify the state that transmitted the prescription data. [2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2011, c. 217, §1 (NEW).