24.174.1703 ELECTRONIC FORMAT REQUIRED FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION
(1) All prescription information submitted to the board pursuant to ARM 24.174.1702, must be transmitted in the format specified by the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP), version 4.2A, dated 2016, at a minimum, which is adopted and incorporated by reference.
(a) Entities must contact ASAP directly to obtain the technical specification of the ASAP standard; and
(b) The acceptable methods of electronic reporting are Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), file upload via a secure web-based interface, and/or manual data entry of prescription information via a secure web-based interface. The secure web-based interface is provided by the system vendor maintained by the board.
(2) Reporting entities shall refer to the Montana Prescription Drug Registry (MPDR) Data Submission Guide for the ASAP format and MPDR required fields available on the Board of Pharmacy's MPDR website at www.mpdr.mt.gov.
History: 37-7-1512, MCA; IMP, 37-7-1503, 37-7-1512, MCA; NEW, 2012 MAR p. 506, Eff. 3/9/12; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 1842, Eff. 9/24/22.