Regulation of Medicine


Georgia PDMP Registration – by provider’s date of birth

By: Carrie Lowe, JD, CPPS

As you know from our prior email, all Georgia prescribers are now required to register with the Georgia Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) by January 1, 2018.  Due to the large number of providers who must register by that date, the Georgia Department of Public Health is encouraging registration by date of birth. 


If you were born in:                                        Register for the PDMP in:


January, February, March                               July 2017


April, May, June                                               August 2017


July, August, September                                 September 2017


October, November, December                    October 2017


To ensure that all prescribers and dispensers are registered by January 1, 2018, the two delegates (staff without a DEA number) that are allowed under the new law will register after January 1, 2018. 


To register, please click here.  You will need to provide your:


  • Name and business address
  • Primary phone number
  • Last 4 digits of social security number
  • DEA number
  • NPI number
  • Professional license number and type
  • Health care specialty


For MagMutual’s quick reference guide to the new law, please click here.

For more information from the Georgia DPH, please click here.



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