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Legal Status of EPT in South Dakota

potentially allowable EPT is potentially allowable.

I. Statutes/regs on health care providers’ authority to prescribe for STDs to a patient’s partner(s) w/out prior evaluation (Explanation)

 

II. Specific judicial decisions concerning EPT (or like practices) (Explanation)

 

III. Specific administrative opinions by the Attorney General or medical or pharmacy boards concerning EPT (or like practices) (Explanation)

 

IV. Laws that incorporate via reference guidelines as acceptable practices (including EPT) (Explanation)

plus sign The "methods of control" or "control measures" section of one of the following guidelines are incorporated by reference: (1) APHA’s CCD Manual, 18th edition, 2004; or (2) AAP’s “Red Book”, 26th edition, 2003; or (3) CDC STD Treatment Guidelines, 2006, vol. 55. S.D. Admin. R. 44:20:03:01.

V. Prescription requirements (Explanation)

minus symbol “Legend drug to be dispensed by prescription only -- Refill restricted. A pharmacist may only dispense a legend drug or medicine pursuant to the written or oral prescription of a practitioner licensed to prescribe drugs and medicines.” S.D. Admin. R. 20:51:05:20

VI. Assessment of EPT’s legal status with brief comments (Explanation)

potentially allowable EPT is potentially allowable.

There is no statutory authority, case law or medical board opinion that precludes EPT. Rather, the state has incorporated by reference guidelines that may allow EPT for the treatment of specific conditions.

Status as of December 24, 2007

 

permissible EPT is permissible in 35 states: potentially allowable EPT is potentially allowable in 9 states: prohibited EPT is prohibited in 6 states:

Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Louisiana
Maine
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Mexico 
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin
Wyoming

EPT is permissible in the District of Columbia.

Alabama
Delaware
Georgia
Kansas
Maryland *
Montana
New Jersey
South Dakota
Virginia

EPT is potentially allowable in Puerto Rico.
Florida
Kentucky
Michigan
Ohio
Oklahoma
West Virginia

* Exception: EPT is permissible in Baltimore, Maryland.

Summary Totals

 
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