YOU MUST HAVE A HEALTH COMMERCE SYSTEM (HCS) ACCOUNT TO REGISTER FOR THE PMP.
The online PMP program, formerly referred to as the Controlled Substance Information program (CSI), gives you access to review your patients' recent controlled substance prescription history at any time, therefore, giving you more information to exercise your professional judgment in treating your patients. After logging into your HCS account, the PMP can be accessed from the first page of the HCS by clicking onto the NYS PMP logo.
Currently, any New York State licensed prescriber who holds a valid DEA registration must access the PMP registry prior to issuing a legend of controlled substance prescription. Each prescriber must have an individual Health Commerce System Account (HCS) to gain access.
You can also access the PMP by following these directions:
The Benefits of the Enhanced Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)
How Does This Affect My Practice?
Practitioners are required to consult the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) registry in most cases prior to prescribing any controlled substance listed in Schedule II, III or IV. In order to consult the registry, practitioners must have an established Health Commerce Account.
Practitioners are permitted to designate another person employed by or under contract with their practice to access information from the Registry on behalf of the practitioner, however the duty to consult and review is with the prescriber. Instructions on how to designate another person are found below and you can register unlicensed professionals now for a health commerce account.
Exceptions to the "Duty to Consult" include:
Last Updated 11.21.18
The Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)