e-Prescribing Resources

Minnesota Resources

More information on Minnesota’s progress on e-prescribing can be found in the MN e-Health Profile: www.health.state.mn.us/e-health/assessment.html

UPDATED EDITION
A Practical Guide to Electronic Prescribing, Edition 2 (2015) (PDF)

Electronic Prescribing (PDF) (2009)

A Practical Guide to Understanding HIE, Assessing Your Readiness and Selecting HIE Options in Minnesota (2013)

National Resources

Clinician’s Guide to e-Prescribing

AHRQ Implementation Toolsets for e-Prescribing aimed at health care provider organizations, ranging from small independent offices to larger medical groups and "safety net" clinics, and at independent pharmacies.
A Toolset for E-Prescribing Implementation in Physician Offices
The purpose is designed to provide practices with the knowledge and resources to implement e-prescribing successfully. The toolset consists of 11 chapters that provide guidance on various implementation topics and tools that can facilitate the implementation process.
A Toolset for E-Prescribing Implementation in Independent Pharmacies
This toolset is designed to assist pharmacies in adopting e-prescribing. It consists of seven chapters that provide guidance on various implementation topics and tools that can facilitate the implementation process.

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides information on adopted standards and transactions, Medicare incentives and resources and materials available regarding e-prescribing.

Surescripts' National Progress Report on e-Prescribing provides a unique view of how e-prescribing has become a mainstream health care information technology tool in the United States.

NCPDP (National Council for Prescription Drug Programs)

Electronic Prior Authorization Resources

MDH’s Prescription Drug Prior Authorization Companion guide contains information regarding the development and features of the NCPDP Script Standard for drug authorization.

The National Council for Prescription Drug Plans (NCPDP) prepared a fact sheet on electronic prior authorization. The NCPDP SCRIPT Standard is available for purchase through NCPDP.

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Updated Friday, August 28, 2015 at 07:04AM