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Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $399,365)

In FY 2016, the Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) will provide funding to state governments that have in place legislation or regulations that require the submission of dispensing data to a centralized database and authorize and/or designate a state agency to provide program oversight and implementation; or are seeking to improve an existing. The primary purpose is to enable states 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 or are seeking to improve an existing PDMP; states with legislative authority to establish a pilot program in one or more jurisdictions of that state.

The PDMP also assists states with the implementation or enhancement and localities use of the PDMP 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.

Date Created: September 19, 2016