Rx Fraud Squad: Document-security technologies you can use to curb prescription fraud
Reprinted with permission from Medical Group Management Association, this informative article ran in the August 2008 issue of MGMA Connexion, Vol. 8, No. 7. It offers healthcare professionals guidance in recognizing prescription fraud and recommends safeguards they can put in place to deter fraud and discourage theft.
National Council on Prescription Drug Programs Clarifies Industry Standards for Tamper-Resistancehttp://www.standardregister.com/securescrip/pdf/NCPCP-letter-to-medicaid-directors.pdf
Iowa Medical Society Launches Secure Rx Program to Help Physicians Comply with New Prescription Requirements Coming October 1
DES MOINES, Iowa, Jun 12, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Iowa Medical Society (IMS) today announced it has selected Standard Register (NYSE: SR), the nation's leading authority on secure prescription solutions, to provide its members with tamper-resistant prescription pads that meet the higher security standards that will be required on October 1, 2008. IMS members will receive a discount on prescription pads and paper from SR, which will be the sole supplier.
South Carolina Medical Association Joins War on Prescription Drug Fraud
Selects Standard Register's Secure Prescription Pads to Optimize Effectiveness
COLUMBIA, SC – March 4, 2008 – The South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) today announced it has selected Standard Register (NYSE:SR), the nation's leading provider of secure prescription solutions, to provide its members with tamper-resistant prescription pads that will meet both federal and state security prescription requirements. SCMA members will receive discount on its prescription pads and paper from the Dayton-based firm.
Mississippi State Medical Association Selects Standard Register as its Exclusive Provider of Secure Prescription Pads
RIDGELAND, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2008--The Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) has reached an agreement with Standard Register (NYSE: SR) to make available to its members tamper-resistant prescription pads that will meet both federal and state security prescription requirements. Under the terms of the agreement, MSMA members will receive a discount on their prescription pads and paper from the Dayton-based company, which is the nation's leading provider of secure prescription solutions.
Standard Register Offers Comprehensive Defense Against Prescription Fraud, Seeks to Close the Gaps in CMS guidelines
Dayton, OH — November 1, 2007 — Standard Register (NYSE:SR), a leading manufacturer of tamper-resistant prescription forms is leveraging its decades of security and clinical workflow experience to assist states and medical communities in establishing a comprehensive defense against prescription fraud and drug diversion.
New pads are prescription for fighting forgeries
Buffalo, NY -- August 24, 2007 – The signature of Dr. Glennell Smith isn’t making its way around town as much as it once did. And that’s a good thing.
State Prescription Forms Reducing Fraud and Abuse
Albany, NY, July 31, 2007 – A law that requires doctors to use an official state prescription form for all written prescriptions has generated $60 million in Medicaid fraud savings in the first six months of accounting oversight.