Ohio: Starting 9/23/2022 Mandatory EPrescribing of Schedule II Controlled Substances

Effective September 23, 2022, Ohio House Bill 193 will go into effect. This law establishes
the requirement that a prescriber issue an electronic prescription when prescribing a
Schedule II controlled substance, but also allows for issuance of a written prescription in
specified circumstances.
To assist licensees in complying with the provisions of this law, the Board developed the
following frequently asked questions.
If you need additional information, the most expedient way to have your questions
answered will be to e-mail the Board office by visiting: