AGENCY: Department of Commerce. Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
TITLE: Controlled substance tracking files
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by name; numerical by identification number
DESCRIPTION: These records contain information regarding every prescription for a controlled substance dispensed in the state to any person other than a patient in a licensed health care facility. Files contain the following prescription information: names of practitioners; dates prescribed and filled; names and identifications of persons for whom the prescriptions were written; and the names, identifying numbers, dosage quantities, frequencies, and strengths of the controlled substances. The records also provide the names of the pharmacists and drug outlets as well as other information required by division rule. This information allows the agency to track controlled substances and the prescribing and dispensing of the substances. The information is also used to identify practitioners or individuals dispensing or obtaining controlled substances in an unlawful or unprofessional manner.
Retain for 20 year(s)
RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION
Retention and disposition for this series were specifically approved by the State Records Committee.
Computer data files: Retain in Office for 20 years and then delete.
This series has a legal value as it is created and maintained according to Utah Code 58-37f, Utah Controlled Substance Database Act, and Utah Administrative Code R156-37f, Utah Controlled Substance Database Act Rule.
Exempt. Utah Code 58-37f-301(2018)
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