New CMS Updates for EPCS


On December 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a finalized Requirement for Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances (EPCS) for a Covered Part D drug under a Prescription Drug Plan or an MA-PD plan rule. Finalized provisions will take effect January 1, 2021 with a compliance date of January 1, 2022.