Since April 19, 2006, New York State has required
that all prescriptions be written on an official
NYS prescription form. Besides the familiar
prescription books, NYS makes available an 8˝ by 11
inch perforated laser printer form, which could be ordered on-line via the NYS
Department of Health's Health Provider Network (HPN). They come in packages
of 500 sheets and each perforated sheet tears down
to 4 separate prescriptions. If less than 4 prescriptions
are needed for a particular patient, the extra remaining
prescriptions are printed with a 'VOID' indication. This
satisfies New York State regulations for using the
4-part form. These forms can be ordered without cost from HPN's
site and are designated there as "EMR LASER
4 UP". For more information on ordering these
forms, please consult the HPN site for details.
Note: New York had issued a
Immediately, EMR-L4 product has been discontinued.
Please order EMR-L1 as your replacement."
EMR-L1 only allowed 1
prescription per form. They have since rescinded
this edict. They still produce and make
available the EMR-L4 for qualified prescription
software like AmigoDoc. In any event, AmigoDoc will accept either EMR-L4 or