Can CII Prescriptions Be Sent Electronically?

Practitioners have the option of signing and transmitting prescriptions for controlled substances electronically.

Permits pharmacies to receive, dispense, and archive electronic prescriptions.

CII-V prescriptions permissible.

Electronic prescriptions for controlled substances are voluntary from DEA’s perspective.

Can Schedule II prescriptions be sent electronically?

Schedule II e‑prescriptions are transferable between pharmacies. At the start of 2017, the DEA received inquiries from some pharmacists regarding the transfer of Schedule II electronic prescriptions (e‑prescriptions).

How are prescriptions sent electronically?

e-Prescribing is driven by software which is used to electronically send a prescription to a pharmacy. The eRx software then routes the prescription through a hub, such as Surescripts ®, and then on to the pharmacy.

Can Schedule II prescriptions be transferred?

Some prescriptions can’t be transferred.

Schedule II controlled substance medications cannot be transferred—at all. They also aren’t eligible for refills; your doctor will need to give you a new prescription every time you fill.

Can Adderall prescriptions be sent electronically?

Your doctor can now send an e-prescription for a controlled substance. This year, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) finally approved electronic prescribing for schedule II controlled substances (opioid medications like oxycodone, morphine, or Adderall).

Can CII prescriptions be electronically prescribed?

Practitioners have the option of signing and transmitting prescriptions for controlled substances electronically. Permits pharmacies to receive, dispense, and archive electronic prescriptions. CII-V prescriptions permissible.