Expedited Partner Therapy

Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) is a program in New York State that lets a health care provider prescribe certain antibiotics (medicine) to the sexual partner(s) of a person with Chlamydia.

Update: On March 16, 2016, New York State Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker announced that prescriptions for Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) are exempt from the NYS electronic prescription mandate. For full text of the letter, see the link below:

Information for Health Care Providers