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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: Missouri State Profile (2021)

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The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Training and Technical Assistance Center (PDMP TTAC) reports 2020 data and 2021 features of the Missouri state Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).



The acronym for the Missouri PDMP is SLCPDMP. It is administered by the state’s Department of Health. The email address is provided, along with URLs for the main website and related websites for enrollment, query, data upload, and statistics. Contact information is provided for the PDMP Coordinator and Division Director. A total of 21 available types of PDMP reports are listed. The funding source for the PDMP is a CDC grant. The budget amount is not provided. There is one full-time employee and two part-time employees. The full-time employee performs operational tasks; one part-time employee performs technical tasks; and the second part-time employee addresses analytical/epidemiological issues. The report’s section on policies and procedures lists key dates in the PDMP’s establishment and development, and information is provided on accessing statutes and rules relevant to the PDMP’s establishment and operation. Twelve PDMP miscellaneous capabilities and policies are listed. No information is provided on data retention policy. Training in the use of the PDMP is available for prescribers and dispensers but is not required before PDMP use. Law enforcement use of the PDMP requires a subpoena or court order/approval. Criteria for querying PDMP are provided. There is no indication in this report that PDMP enrollment and use is a requirement for prescribers or dispensers of drugs. Veterinarians are exempted from enrollment as data requesters and cannot query the PDMP. Data are monitored or accessible for drugs listed in Schedules II-IV and naloxone/narcan administrations. Trends in both fatal and non-fatal overdoses are monitored. Technological capabilities are reported, along with a listing of PDMP reports authorized for production and those authorized to receive them.


Date Published: January 1, 2021