Connecticut Prescription Monitoring Program

Reminder: The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (CT DCP) has information about the new e-prescribing requirement for controlled substances, which takes effect January 1, 2018.

In addition to improving efficiency, the Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) will help stop prescription fraud with fewer opportunities to duplicate or modify paper prescriptions.

Click here for CT DCP information about EPCS, including exemption information and Frequently Asked Questions.

CPMRS Software is Live – Physician Action Needed

On 6/16/16, CT Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) announced that the new CPMRS software system is now available. Your existing CPMRS account has automatically been transferred into the new software system.  

How to Access the CPMRS:

  • IMPORTANT: Your username for the new system will be the email address where you received this notice.
  • Go to: https://connecticut.pmpaware.net.
  • Click the ‘Reset Password’ button on the homepage.
    • Instructions will be emailed to you for resetting your password.
    • If the email does not appear in your inbox, please check the spam folder.
  • Once you have reset your password, you will be logged into the system.

  The old website, www.ctpmp.com, is no longer available. 

Should you have any questions regarding this transition, you may contact the Connecticut Prescription Monitoring Program at (860) 713-6073 or by email at dcp.pmp@ct.gov.

Background

The purpose of the Connecticut Prescription Monitoring and Reporting System (CPMRS) is to present a complete picture of a patient’s controlled substance use, including prescriptions by other providers, so that the provider can properly manage the patient’s treatment, including the referral of a patient to services offering treatment for drug abuse or addiction when appropriate.

The CMPRS collects prescription data for Schedule II through Schedule V drugs into a central database, which can then be used by providers and pharmacists in the active treatment of their patients. PMP: Better Data, Better Care (PDF)

Under Connecticut law, information about all transactions for controlled substances (Schedule II-V) dispensed in Connecticut must be reported to the CPMRS. Pharmacies –- both in and out of state –- and dispensing practitioners must submit data at least once per week. The data is then cleaned if needed, and added to a relational database.

    • All prescribers in possession of a Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration issued by the State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection, will be required to register as a user with the Connecticut Prescription Monitoring and Reporting System (CPMRS) at https://connecticut.pmpaware.net/login.

Other PMP Resources

Prescription Drop Box

 

Proper Disposal of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs:

 

Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs

 

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