(1) If a prescription is created, signed, transmitted, and received electronically, all records related to that prescription must be retained electronically.
(2) Electronic records must be maintained electronically for five years after the date of their creation or receipt.
(3) Records regarding controlled substances must be readily retrievable from all other records. Electronic records must be easily readable or easily rendered into a format that a person can read.
(4) Records of electronic prescriptions for controlled substances shall be maintained in an application that meets the requirements of 21 C.F.R. 1311, as the regulation existed on January 1, 2014. The computers on which the records are maintained may be located at another location, but the records must be readily retrievable at the registered location if requested by an agent of the department or the administration or other law enforcement agent. The electronic application must be capable of printing out or transferring the records in a format that is readily understandable to an agent of the department or the administration or other law enforcement agent at the registered location.