Can the tamper-resistant security prescription form be pre-printed with more than one prescriber, such as a group practice setting?
For a practice with more than one prescriber, do I need more than one security code to purchase combined tamper-resistant prescription forms for all of the prescribers?
Are tamper-resistant prescriptions required for all prescriptions, narcotics, controlled substances and non-controlled substances?
Are prescriptions written by prescribers in states other than Delaware accepted?
Where can I find a list of registered vendors of tamper-resistant prescription forms?
Answer: See Registered Vendors.
Can prescribers use their computer software (EMR/Electronic Medical Record Software) to generate prescriptions? Do I need to use special paper?
Answer: Yes. Prescribers can generate prescriptions via computer/EMR software. Prescribers must use laser paper that is compliant with the tamper-resistant guidelines. You must obtain the paper from a registered vendor.
Does the laser paper for computer-generated prescriptions need to have the prescriber name and information pre-printed on the paper?
Answer: No. A prescriber can purchase blank stock prescription laser paper from a registered vendor.
Are all prescriptions required to have serial numbers?
Answer: Yes. All prescriptions must have serial numbers. Either a registered vendor or the EMR/Electronic Medical Record/computer software can print the serial numbers on the forms. Prescribers must verify whether the laser paper they are purchasing from a vendor has pre-printed serial numbers, based on the prescriber’s needs.
What are the security requirements of tamper-resistant prescription forms?
Answer: See Quick Reference Guide.