Nursing Home E-Prescribing Waiver

Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

The Commissioner of Health has extended the waiver from electronic prescribing for practitioners issuing prescriptions for patients in Nursing Homes and RHCF’s until October 31, 2018. Please see the attached letter. This letter has been sent by email to all nursing homes and pharmacists through the Health Commerce System. 

If you have any questions, please contact:

Sandra Knapp
Manager, NY Prescription Program
Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement
(866) 811-7957 


Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15