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Arkansas Prescription Monitoring Program

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $288,574)

In FY 2014, the Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) will provide funding through the Implementation and Enhancement Category #1. The grant recipient will use the implementation and enhancement grant to establish and build a data collection and analysis system; develop an infrastructure to support programmatic activities; facilitate the exchange of information and collected prescription data and other scheduled chemical products among states; facilitate the establishment of collaborations; develop a training program for system users; produce and disseminate educational materials; and assess the efficiency and effectiveness of the program. Funds shall also be used to enhance the functioning of a data collection and analysis system; enhance an existing educational or training program; support collaborations with law enforcement and prosecutors or public health officials; support collaborations with treatment providers and drug courts; facilitate electronic information sharing among states in compliance with the National PMIX Architecture; expand monitoring to Schedules II, III, IV, and V; develop or enhance the capacity to provide unsolicited reports of controlled substance prescribing to authorized individuals or entities; and assess the efficiency and effectiveness of the program. If proposing to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of a program, recipients are encouraged to partner with local universities and/or state agencies in order to evaluate the program as it relates to prescription drug diversion and overdose. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 3, 2014