§ 5210.58b. Clarification of the term ‘‘written’’—statement of policy.

 (a)  The term ‘‘written’’ in § §  5210.58(b)(1) and (2) and 5210.58a (relating to drugs and medications; and medication prescription—statement of policy) includes prescriptions and orders that are handwritten or recorded and transmitted by electronic means.

 (b)  Written prescriptions transmitted by electronic means must be electronically encrypted or transmitted by other technological means designed to protect and prevent access, alteration, manipulation or use by an unauthorized person.

Source

   The provisions of this §  5210.58b adopted August 2, 2013, effective August 3, 2013, 43 Pa.B. 4355.



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