PERx is a quick, convenient way to provide a snapshot of each prescriber's prescribing practices regarding controlled substances. To ensure you receive the K-TRACS PERx, login to K-TRACS andK-TRACS PERx are released quarterly and include:
- verify your DEA registration number;
- add or update your healthcare specialty;
- verify your email address (username).
many patients the prescriber has prescribed opioids to as well as a
comparison to those prescribers within the same healthcare specialty.
Milligram Equivalent (MME) information is broken out so you can readily
see where your opioid prescribing falls within multiple MME ranges.
treatment duration, which shows the percentage of patients who have
been prescribed opioids for fewer than 7 days, 7 to 28 days, 29 to 90
days, or more than 90 days.
- K-TRACS usage, which shows exactly how much you and your delegate(s) are using the PDMP.
Provider Episodes (MPE) provide a look at the number of your patients
who have met or exceeded the K-TRACS threshold of 5/5/90 – five
prescribers and five pharmacies within 90 days.
Combination Therapy provides you with details of your patient’s
combination therapies that may increase a patient’s risk for overdose.
Healthcare specialty is required to receive a quarterly PERx. To add or change your healthcare specialty, log in to K-TRACS, click User Profile, then click My Profile to update the information.
Frequently Asked Questions
CDC Resources: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/prescribing/resources.html