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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)​

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Meeting Agenda

The achieving Better Care by Monitoring All Prescriptions (ABC-MAP) Board meeting scheduled for 1/31/2023 has been canceled. The board will reconvene on April 25, 2023 at 9:30 AM EST.

Latest Updates

  • January 10, 2022: Messages regarding the PDMP system transition were sent to all Pennsylvania prescribers, pharmacists, and PDMP delegates.
  • December 2019: A message was sent to all Pennsylvania prescribers to raise awareness of common misapplications of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pennsylvania opioid prescribing guidelines and the PDMP system.
  • As of December 19, 2018, Attorney General Josh Shapiro's suspicious activity reporting tool is available for health care professionals and the public to report suspicious activity involving prescription medications.
  • Now available – Continuing education curriculum for prescribers titled Evidence-Based Prescribing: Tools you can use to fight the opioid epidemic.
  • The Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) is integrating the PDMP system with the electronic health records (EHRs) and pharmacy management systems of all eligible health care entities in Pennsylvania. For more information and to sign up, visit our Integration page.
  • As of September 19, 2019, the Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is sharing data with 21 other states, military health systems and D.C. Interstate sharing of data helps prescribers and pharmacists get a more complete picture of their patients' controlled substance prescription histories, regardless of which state they filled their prescription in. For more information, please see the tutorial for users on how to search for your patients across state lines.


​To help prevent prescription drug abuse and protect the health and safety of our community, Pennsylvania's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) collects information on all filled prescriptions for controlled substances. This information helps health care providers safely prescribe controlled substances and helps patients get the treatment they need. Access the PDMP Overview to learn more.