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Gimme the Facts! Just the Facts!

June 7, 2010

There are lots of questions and speculation floating around about e-prescribing controlled substances these days. Questions like:

Is the use of electronic prescriptions for controlled substances mandatory?”

“When can we start sending electronic prescriptions for controlled substances?”

“How can I determine that an application complies with DEA’s rule?”

How do I undergo identity proofing to prescribe controlled substances?”

What two-factor credentials will be acceptable?”

What is a hard token?”

The DEA has answers and we will continue to keep you updated as they change their site with updated information as soon as we hear about it. To see the complete list of FAQ’s visit the DEA’s EPCS website.

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Ms. Froehlich has been with DrFirst since its inception in 2000. In her role as Director of Marketing, she oversees the planning, directing, and coordinating all marketing and public relations efforts at DrFirst. Ms. Froehlich has a B.S. in Communications from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

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