CA Reminder: New Prescription Mandates  For Controlled Substances To Begin 2021

CA Reminder: New Prescription Mandates for Controlled Substances to Begin 2021

New Prescription Form Requirements Beginning January 1, 2021, prescribers of controlled substances must use updated prescription forms, which include a 12-character serial number and corresponding barcode required by Assembly Bill 149 of 2019. This information will also be linked to…

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Serial Numbers on Prescription Pads for Controlled Substances Now Required – California Law

With the passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 1753 during the last legislative session, beginning January 1, 2019, prescription forms for controlled substances must be printed with a unique serial number to help standardize the tracking of the prescription pads. This…

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Reminder for DEA Registrants in California: October 2, 2018 is the Compliance Date for CURES Monitoring

Beginning October 2, a California healthcare practitioner registered with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and authorized to prescribe, order, administer, or furnish a controlled substance must consult the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) 2.0 for a…

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CA Dentists Should Check Security Prescription Forms for Compliance

According to the Dental Board of California (DBC), as notified by the California State Board of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Board), there are a number of non-compliant security prescription forms in use by healthcare professionals, including dentists, that were printed by Department…

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