PDFWAC 246-870-040

Can all prescriptions be transmitted electronically?

Consistent with state and federal laws and rules over-the-counter, legend drug and controlled substance prescriptions may be transmitted electronically.
Federal and state law do not allow the electronic transfer of Schedule II prescriptions except exact visual images as described in WAC 246-870-050(3). The pertinent requirements for Schedule II prescriptions are found in RCW 69.50.308 and 21 C.F.R. Part 1306.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 69.41, 69.50 RCW, RCW 18.64.005. WSR 03-24-070, § 246-870-040, filed 12/1/03, effective 1/1/04.]