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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: Hawaii State Profile

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Date Published
August 2018
8 pages
Information and data are presented for the Hawaii Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (HPDMP). which is administered by the Narcotics Enforcement Division, a law enforcement agency.
The home website address is provided, along with website addresses for enrollment in the program and requests for information on HPDMP's policies and procedures. Contact information is provided for the Supervisory Special Agent and the Special Agent. Statistics for 2017 cover the state population (1,426,393), DEA registered prescribers (7,737), and DEA registered dispensers (242). HPDMP's available reports are listed. Funding sources for 2018 were the state general fund and the controlled substance registration fee. Staff numbers are reported for the following job categories: operational (3), technical (0), analytical (1), and "other" (0). Key dates for the HPDMP are the enactment of authorizing legislation (1943), becoming operational (1943), on-line access 1997, and electronic reporting 1992. Sources for statutes and rules relevant to the operation of the HPDMP are listed. Data reporting frequency is 7 days. The drugs monitored under the program are those listed in schedules II, III, IV, and V for controlled substances and information on naloxone administration, naloxone dispensing information, and marijuana data. Miscellaneous capabilities and policies of the HPDMP are listed. Enrollment in the HPDMP is required for both prescribers and dispensers. Law enforcement requirements for having a HPDMP query are having an active investigation and a written request. The HPDMP has a data retention policy, and patient information is purged. Requirements are reported for the following technological capabilities: ASAP versions accepted; data transmission method allowed; required data transmitters; data collection, storage, generation, and access; and patient matching. Requestor types and reports they are authorized to produce are indicated, along with those that are currently producing various types of reports.