For ease in submitting prescriptions, encourage your doctor to make the switch from paper to electronic prescriptions.
Electronic prescribing (also known as e-prescribing) simply means your prescription is sent directly to the pharmacy from your doctor's office through a secure electronic device. This allows the doctor to talk directly to the pharmacy and you do not need to worry about taking the paper prescription to the pharmacy.
Find e-prescribing doctors: Visit the Surescripts website to see if your doctor electronically prescribes.
Find e-prescribing pharmacies: Visit the Surescripts website to see if your pharmacy accepts electronic prescriptions.
This service offers your doctor specific benefit, medication, health and personal information to ensure your doctor is able to prescribe the right medicine for you. They can pull up your prescription benefit information, access specific drug information, and electronically track any problems you may have with certain medicines.
Find out more on the Surescripts website
Another neat feature of e-prescribing is that your doctor can be notified by the pharmacy if your prescription needs to be renewed. This allows you to get your medicines when you need them most.
Your doctor can use their office computer or other hand-held e-prescribing system to securely send a prescription directly to your pharmacy of choice.
* If you are a member of a qualified State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program, please
contact the Program to verify that the mail-order pharmacy will coordinate with that
You must use network pharmacies, except under non-routine circumstances. Other mail-
order pharmacies are available in our network.