S.2460: Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
Author's Summary: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require e-prescribing for coverage under part D of the Medicare program of prescription drugs that are controlled substances.
IB Summary: The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act, introduced July 28 by Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Massachusetts, and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Oklahoma, aims to eliminate the doctor shopping and duplicative or fraudulent handwritten prescriptions that are helping spread the opioid crisis by requiring nationwide e-prescribing for controlled substances under Medicare. Read more here - https://goo.gl/ESVqoP
Status: Introduced in the Senate on 02/27/2018. Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Other: Michael Bennet is a co-sponsor.