Maine Revised Statutes

§13756. Electronic prescribing of opioid medication

By July 1, 2017, a pharmacy must have the capability to process electronic prescriptions from prescribers for an opioid medication or request a waiver from the Commissioner of Health and Human Services stating the reasons for the waiver including but not limited to a lack of capability, the availability of broadband infrastructure and a plan for developing the ability to receive electronically prescribed opioid medication. The commissioner may grant a waiver for circumstances in which exceptions are appropriate, including technological failures. [2015, c. 488, §29 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 488, §29 (NEW).