Prescription drug monitoring program to be established.
The board shall establish
and maintain a prescription drug monitoring program to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of
all controlled substances. The program shall utilize a central repository, to which each dispenser shall
submit, by electronic means, information regarding each prescription dispensed for a controlled
substance. The information submitted for each prescription shall include specifically identified data
elements adopted by the board and contained in the 2005 version of the electronic reporting standard
for prescription monitoring programs, version 003, release 000, of the American Society for
Automation in Pharmacy.
Source: SL 2010, ch 175, § 2.