NASCSA Prescription Monitoring

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) / Prescription Monitoring Programs (PMP) are jurisdictionally operated electronic databases which collect, maintain and disseminate controlled substance prescription information spedific to each jurisdiction's laws and regulations. PDMP and PMP are used interchangable throughout this website as well as others.

Search PDMP Contacts by State

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs - Information Links

NASCSA PDMP Contact List (updated 9/20/16)

NASCSA Map of State Profiles - Includes PDMP information

National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws - PDMP information

NAMSDL Prescription Monitoring Model Act - Revised May 2015

News Items

6/23/16 Vanderbilt University Research News: Study indicates that drug-monitoring-programs-reduce-opioid-deaths

4/20/15 Citations to selected research articles concerning state prescription drug monitoring programs-

4/4/14 NASCSA and Alliance Send Statements Supporting Integration of PMPs and Electronic Health Records- Both Organizations provide letters to the Health IT Intergration Initiative in support of the integration of PMP records with Electronic Health Reords. To view Alliance Statement / To view NASCSA Statement

1/8/13 American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) Announces New Standard for Connectivity to Prescription Monitoring Programs
For Press release / For Implementation Guideline

Connections with PDMPs- Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology ]

Grant Information

9/23/16 Office of Justice Programs Announces Grant Awards of More Than $8.8 Million to Help Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse, Misuse, Diversion. Grants include Hal Rogers funding for PDMP programs.

Legislative Updates

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program – Bill Status UpdatesUpdates provided to NASCSA by the National Association of Model State Drug Laws

6/30/16 PMP Legislative Status Update

HR 1725 The NASPER reauthorization Act of 2015

1/12/16 NASCSA letter to Chairpersons of U.S. Senate Committeeconsidering HR 1725
The NASPER reauthorization Act of 2015

4/30/15 H.R. 1725 NASPER Reauthorization Act of 2015 introduced in Congress
Draft document containing amendments to existing legislation


2/10/15 Presentation made by Sherry Green on behalf of NASCSAat Iowa PMP Conference

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