Legal Status of EPT in South Dakota
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)||The “methods of control” or “control measures” section of one of the following guidelines are incorporated by reference: (1) APHA’s CCD Manual, 20th edition, 2015; or (2) AAP’s “Red Book”, 30th edition, 2015; or (3) CDC STD Treatment Guidelines, 2015 S.D. Admin. R. 44:20:03:01.|
|V. Prescription requirements (Explanation)||“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)||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|
supports the use of EPT
negatively affects the use of EPT
EPT is permissible
EPT is potentially allowable
EPT is prohibited
|EPT is permissible in 42 states:||EPT is potentially allowable in 6 states:||EPT is prohibited in 2 states:|
EPT is permissible in the District of Columbia.
EPT is potentially allowable in Puerto Rico.
The information presented here is not legal advice, nor is it a comprehensive analysis of all the legal provisions that could implicate the legality of EPT in a given jurisdiction. The data and assessment are intended to be used as a tool to assist state and local health departments as they determine locally appropriate ways to control STDs.
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- Page last reviewed: December 19, 2016
- Page last updated: December 22, 2016
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