California Health and Safety Code Section 11027

CA Health & Safety Code § 11027 (2017)  

(a)  “Prescription” means an oral order or electronic transmission prescription for a controlled substance given individually for the person(s) for whom prescribed, directly from the prescriber to the furnisher or indirectly by means of a written order of the prescriber.

(b)  “Electronic transmission prescription” includes both image and data prescriptions. “Electronic image transmission prescription” is any prescription order for which a facsimile of the order is received by a pharmacy from a licensed prescriber. “Electronic data transmission prescription” is any prescription order, other than an electronic image transmission prescription, which is electronically transmitted from a licensed prescriber to a pharmacy.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 26, Sec. 241. Effective March 30, 1994.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018