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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: New Mexico State Profile (2021)

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The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Training and Technical Assistance Center (PDMP TTAC) reports 2020 data and 2021 features of the New Mexico Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).



The acronym for the New Mexico PDMP is NM PMP. It is administered by the New Mexico State Board of Pharmacy. The email address is provided, as well as the URLs for the main website and related websites for registration, query, data upload, opioid dashboard, and statute/regulation. Contact information is provided for the PMP Director and the PMP Manager. In 2020, the state population was 2,120,220, and there were 12,020 DEA-registered prescribers and 351 DEA-registered dispensers. The PDMP has eight sources supplying data on prescription drugs. There are 18 types of available reports produced by the PDMP, and there are 10 statistical capabilities. Types of authorized and engaged PDMP users are reported. The 2021 PDMP budget is $130,000, with funding provided by controlled substance registration fees and licensing fees. The technologies used are listed. Interstate data-sharing partners are listed. Significant dates and features in the establishment and development of the PDMP are reported. The features of the PDMP’s policies are also indicated. The procedure for creating a PDMP account is described. Law enforcement access to PDMP requires a court order/approval and a written request for access. Enrollment in and use of the PDMP is mandated for dispensers and prescribers. Training in the features and use of the PDMP is available for potential users, and it is required for prescribers and researchers. Information needed for a query is indicated. Veterinarians are exempted from enrollment as data requesters, and they can voluntarily query the database.

Date Published: January 1, 2021