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Senate Bill 0590

Senate Bill 0590

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB 590 (Updated April 29, 2005 11:47 am - DI 77)

Electronic prescriptions. Allows: (1) the electronic transmission of prescriptions and instructions related to the prescriptions; and (2) the transmission of prescriptions for schedule III, IV, and V controlled substances by facsimile. Provides that a prescription may be transmitted electronically only through the use of an electronic data intermediary. Requires the board of pharmacy to: (1) adopt rules concerning security of electronically transmitted prescription information; and (2) establish a process for approving electronic data intermediaries.
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