The NCPDP Maintenance and Control Education, Legislation and Regulations Task Group is seeking input and feedback from NCPDP members and non-members with experience in a variety topics including electronic prescriptions for controlled substances (EPCS), PDMP programs, and the standardization of medication information, to review and comment on the ONC’s “Draft Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs” document.  The deadline for commenting is January 28, 2019.

    To meet the deadline, the task group will be meeting frequently.  The meeting dates are listed below.

    • Mon, Dec 17, 2018, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST
    • Thu, Dec 20, 2018, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. EST
    • Thu, Jan 3, 2019, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. EST
    • Tue, Jan 8, 2019, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. EST
    • Thu, Jan 10, 2019, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. EST
    Please join the task group Monday, December 17, 2018, at 11 p.m. PST/ 12 p.m. MST/1 p.m. CST/ 2 p.m. EST.  Update your user profile today to add this task group and access the following documents in the NCPDP Collaborative Workspace:   Task group members should download and review the documents in advance and be prepared to provide comments where appropriate. Comments can be submitted to Paul Wilson at in advance of the meetings.

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