Mandating electronic

26-Sep-2019 01:45

Since many health IT vendors only demonstrate the authentication step they facilitate and not the complete workflow, it gives the false impression that EPCS can be completed with just a single factor.

Organizations need to understand that two-factor authentication is required at the time of prescribing to complete an EPCS order that is DEA compliant.

In individual proofing, physicians work with a third-party, DEA-approved credential service provider (CSP) to validate their identity.

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Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina and Texas are among those states that recently introduced proposed legislation to mandate EPCS.As a best practice, organizations should conduct local outreach to ensure pharmacies are properly prepared and ready to receive electronic prescriptions for controlled substances.Fiction: Logging into the EHR is the first factor of the two-factor authentication process for EPCS Although physicians often complete an authentication process to access electronic health records (EHRs), the DEA requires a separate two-factor authentication at the time of prescribing controlled substances.America’s truckers are known for their independence, often driving alone in their rigs from one end of the country to the other.Now Congress wants to give them company in the form of an electronic “big brother.” Under a provision buried in the 600-page transportation bill recently passed by the Senate, truckers large and small would be required to buy and maintain “electronic on-board recorders” (EOBRs) that would document their travel time and distance.

Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina and Texas are among those states that recently introduced proposed legislation to mandate EPCS.

As a best practice, organizations should conduct local outreach to ensure pharmacies are properly prepared and ready to receive electronic prescriptions for controlled substances.

Fiction: Logging into the EHR is the first factor of the two-factor authentication process for EPCS Although physicians often complete an authentication process to access electronic health records (EHRs), the DEA requires a separate two-factor authentication at the time of prescribing controlled substances.

America’s truckers are known for their independence, often driving alone in their rigs from one end of the country to the other.

Now Congress wants to give them company in the form of an electronic “big brother.” Under a provision buried in the 600-page transportation bill recently passed by the Senate, truckers large and small would be required to buy and maintain “electronic on-board recorders” (EOBRs) that would document their travel time and distance.

Fiction: Physicians are not required to undergo the identity proofing process for EPCS if they are already credentialed at an organization The DEA requires that all physicians enabled for EPCS undergo the identity proofing process, even if they are already credentialed with an organization.