Beginning July 1, 2018 in Nebraska, a veterinarian licensed under the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act will be required to report a dispensed prescription of controlled substances listed on Schedule II, Schedule III, or Schedule IV pursuant to section 28-405. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 71-2454 (4)).
The Nebraska prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) is developed through legislative bills passed by the Nebraska Legislature in 2011, with system enhancements made in 2016 and 2017.
Some new information from the state:
Veterinarians who dispense Schedule II - Schedule IV controlled substances and need to connect and upload dispensed prescription information to the Nebraska PDMP need to complete the PDMP Dispenser Uploader Form (click here to access the form).
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