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Prescribing

Targeting an Epidemic: Opioid Prescribing Patterns by County in New York State

December 8, 2017 - Opioid abuse is a public health crisis for the nation and New York State. Between 2009 and 2015, the number of deaths across New York State resulting from prescription opioids alone nearly doubled. Read more ...

New York Medicare Patients Get Relatively Few Opioids

December 1, 2017 - New York's opioid prescribing rate remained relatively unchanged between 2013 and 2015 (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services opioid prescribing map), while most states decreased the rate at which they prescribed opioids to Medicare patients. Read more ...

E-Prescribing Law Takes Effect February 27, 2017

January 20, 2017 - The E-Prescribing bill supported by New York ACEP to allow transfer of initial electronic prescriptions between pharmacies will take effect February 27, 2017. Read more ...

DOH Commissioner Issues 12 New Exceptions to E-Prescribing Law

As the implementation date for the March 27 e-prescribing mandate draws closer, the State Health Department has issued a letter with additional exceptions relationg to the technical hurdles. Read more ...