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Introducing E-Prescribing by EPCS Gold

EPCS Gold 2.0 Controlled Substance E-Prescribing

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E-Prescribe All Medications in One Workflow

With EPCS GoldSM, you can seamlessly send electronic prescriptions for controlled substances to retail or mail order pharmacies within the same workflow you use to e-prescribe legend drugs. It makes prescribing more efficient, advances patient medication adherence, and increases convenience for your patients.

Learn about national e-prescribing trends: Download our white paper on the evolving EPCS landscape. 

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Peace of Mind is Priceless

Protect your practice against fraud, abuse and doctor shopping. You can now legally e-prescribe Schedule II-V controlled substances in every state of the U.S. with EPCS Gold 2.0.

EPCS Gold is the first and foremost Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)- and Surescripts-certified solution for e-prescribing controlled substances. EPCS Gold is available as additional functionality to the industry leading Rcopia e-prescribing software, and is also integrated within more than 250 EHR systems.

Legal since 2010 at the Federal level, controlled substance e prescribing is now permitted by law in all 50 U.S. States and the District of Columbia. More than 82% of pharmacies nationwide now accept and process controlled substance e-prescriptions.

Simple. Secure. Compliant.

Protect yourself and your practice

  • Prevent prescription drug abuse
  • Avoid patients who are doctor shopping
  • Reduce fraud and abuse ~ no paper prescription pads to be stolen, altered or forged
  • Be audit-ready with management reports
Trusted Security

  • Choose from hard and/or soft token options
  • Unique pin and e-signature for each transaction
  • Complies with DEA, NIST, and Surescripts requirements
  • World class partnerships for IDP and IT security with Experian and Symantec

DrFirst was the first company in the nation to have a DEA-certified EPCS solution. We are committed to continuing to lead the industry in best practices for the quality, usability and security of e-prescribing for controlled substances.

Buy E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances Now

One-year license for web-based Rcopia with EPCS Gold includes:

  • Legend and controlled drug e-prescribing
  • Electronic patient medication history data
  • Current formulary information
  • Drug-drug/drug-allergy alerts
  • Identity-proofing in compliance with DEA Interim Final Rule and NIST
  • EPCS soft, security token
  • 24/7/365 telephone and email support
  • Basic training session

What to expect when purchasing electronic prescribing from DrFirst:


x $799 annually

Additional Services

Make the most of Rcopia and EPCS by importing your current patient demographic data from your existing practice management system.

Add to order (+$525 One time)

Purchase a one-hour dedicated training session to enhance the training materials that are included with your Rcopia and EPCS Gold license. This training session is conducted over the phone and internet and is scheduled at time that is convenient for you and your staff.

Add to order (+$149 One time)

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The Evolving EPCS Landscape 2016: A Prescription for Stopping Opioid Abuse

Download our 2016 Report on the State of EPCS: The Evolving EPCS Landscape

  • 50 states (and DC) now approved for EPCS
  • 82% of pharmacies nationwide ready to accept EPCS
  • 90% of doctors prescribe controlled substances
  • 6% of doctors nationwide are enabled to prescribe controlled substances electronically
  • All Providers in NY must e-prescribe by March 27, 2016

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Video: The History of EPCS Gold

Watch the video to learn how EPCS Gold 2.0 paved the way for controlled substance e-prescribing through a groundbreaking DEA-approved pilot program.



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