https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/opioids/pdmp/Home:Tools You Can Use:Topics:Opioids:PDMP<p>Pennsylvania physicians who are licensed, registered, or otherwise lawfully authorized to prescribe controlled substances, other drugs or devices in the course of professional practice or research in Pennsylvania are required to register in the state's prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP). </p><p> <strong>Physicians should take the following steps to understand their responsibilities with this new law:</strong></p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:10%;"><center> <img src="https://www.pamedsoc.org/PublishingImages/social%20media%20icons/PDMP-icon-02.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </center></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width:50%;"><p><strong><br>Step 1:</strong> Register for the PDMP by visiting the <a href="http://www.health.pa.gov/Your-Department-of-Health/Offices%20and%20Bureaus/PaPrescriptionDrugMonitoringProgram/Pages/PDMP-Portal.aspx#.WNl9M2_yvcu">Department of Health's PDMP website</a></p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:10%;"><center> <img src="https://www.pamedsoc.org/PublishingImages/social%20media%20icons/CONSULT.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </center></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0"><p><strong><br>Step 2:</strong> Become familiar with the law by reading PAMED's Quick Consult series:</p><ul><li> <a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/PAMED_Downloads_NotPublic/Quick%20Consult/QCPDMP.pdf">Pennsylvania's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program - Information for Prescribers and Dispensers</a></li><li><p> <a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/PAMED_Downloads_NotPublic/Quick%20Consult/QCNewLawsPDMP.pdf">A Physician's Guide to Pennsylvania's November 2016 Opioids Laws</a></p></li></ul></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:10%;"><center> <img src="https://www.pamedsoc.org/PublishingImages/social%20media%20icons/CME.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </center></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0"><p><strong><br>Step 3: </strong>Earn CME by taking <a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/learn-lead/topics/medications-pain-management-opioids/OpioidsCrisisCME">Sessions 4 and 5 of PAMED's Opioids CME series</a>, which deepens your knowledge of the PDMP.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>

 

 

https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/opioids/pdmp/PMPInterconnectSearchHow to Use the PA PDMP to Search for Patients in Other States <p>A Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PA PDMP) feature allowing users to search for patients across state lines has expanded to 11 other states and Washington, D.C. <br></p>
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/opioids/pdmp/PDMPVerificationNew Verification Requirement for Pa. Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Users<p>​Pennsylvania's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Office has updated its verification requirements for PDMP users. </p>
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/opioids/pdmp/PDMPUpdateApril2017The Latest on PA PDMP Querying Rules, New Opioids Education Requirements, and More<p>Here are some noteworthy details from DOH's response to PAMED's letter on the PA Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).<br></p>
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/opioids/pdmp/PDMPQueryingRequirementsVideo: New Querying Requirements for PA PDMP<p>Robin Rothermel, Senior Director of Physician Support at PAMED, talks with Michael Siget, JD, PAMED’s Legislative & Regulatory Counsel, regarding PAMED member questions on Pennsylvania’s new Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).</p>
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/opioids/pdmp/PDMPpasswordHow Often Are You Required to Change Your PA PDMP Password? <p>​Physicians and others who are registered with Pennsylvania's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program are currently required to change their password every three months.<br></p>
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/opioids/pdmp/PDMPQueryingChanges to PA PDMP Querying Requirements for Prescribers Take Effect on Jan. 1<p>​Four pieces of opioids legislation were signed into law by Gov. Wolf on Nov. 2, 2016. Since the laws were signed, PAMED members have been asking exactly how the PDMP querying requirements have changed. Here's a quick overview for prescribers. <br></p>
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/opioids/pdmp/PDMPPendingPA PDMP Registrations with a “Pending” Status: An Update for Prescribers and Dispensers<p>​The Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Monitoring (PDMP) team has confirmed that email correspondence is being sent to prescribers and dispensers whose PDMP applications are stuck in a "pending" status.<br></p>
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/opioids/pdmp/Controlled Substances Database BasicsWhat Pennsylvania Physicians Need to Know about the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program<p>Pennsylvania physicians who are licensed, registered, or otherwise lawfully authorized to prescribe controlled substances, other drug or device in the course of professional practice or research in Pennsylvania are required to register in the PDMP. Learn about the basics.</p>Physicians;#

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