In addition to the instructions provided here, be sure to take a look at our 3 minute E-Prescribing - Completing Registration for EPCS Prescribers by Administrators training film!
In order to electronically prescribe controlled substances (EPCS), providers must complete an ID proofing process, instructions for which are emailed directly to them outside of AWARDS. Once the ID proofing is complete, a user with an Administrator-level access to AWARDS E-Prescribing must work with the provider to activate the provider's EPCS access. This process requires the participation of both individuals from the same location.
To activate EPCS, complete the following steps from within the AWARDS E-Prescribing system:
The EPCS activation process is now complete.