(b) All electronic data intermediaries shall ensure the integrity of all electronic prescriptions and confidential information, such that the data or information are not altered or destroyed in an unauthorized manner. Electronic data intermediaries shall implement policies and procedures to protect electronic prescriptions and all confidential information from improper alteration or destruction.
(c) All electronic prescriptions shall be transmitted in a manner consistent with applicable federal law, rules and regulations, including, but not limited to, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, 29 U.S.C. §1181, as amended, the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003, 42 U.S.C. §1395w, as amended, the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, 21 U.S.C. §801, as amended, the Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act, 21 U.S.C. §1101, as amended, and the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1970, 42 U.S.C. §4541, as amended.
(d) The board shall promulgate emergency rules pursuant to the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code to implement and enforce the provisions of this section.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session