It’s time to prepare for I-STOP (the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing Act), which takes effect on August 27.
Under I-STOP, practitioners prescribing controlled substances, Schedule II–IV, have a duty to consult the Controlled Substance Information on Dispensed Prescriptions website.
In addition, prescribers of controlled substances, Schedule II–IV, must:
Contact the Commerce Account Management Unit Help Desk for information on the status of an application for access to the HCS or to contact your HCS Coordinator: 866-529-1890, email@example.com. For more information, refer to the New York State guidelines on ISTOP, as well as this web page containing step-by-step information on how to set up your account.