The Board is sharing information from the Employment Development Department (EDD) regarding a new disability insurance identity theft scam. Here are links from EDD about the scam:


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New Prescribing Laws Take Effect January 1, 2022 Licensees of the California State Board of Optometry with prescribing authority are subject to the e-prescribing requirements established by Assembly Bill (AB) 2789 (Wood, 2018). Beginning January 1, 2022, most prescriptions (including but not limited to prescriptions for controlled substances) issued by a licensed healthcare practitioner to a California pharmacy must be submitted electronically. For more information on this law and its requirements, please see the AB 2789 bulletin. Practitioners also can get answers to questions about complying with the law at Electronic Data Transmission Prescriptions (E-Prescriptions) – Frequently Asked Questions provided by the California State Board of Pharmacy.

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