AGENCY: Department of Commerce. Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

SERIES: 26589
TITLE: Controlled substance tracking files
DATES: 1995-
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.

RETENTION

Retain for 20 year(s)

DISPOSITION

Destroy.

RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION

Retention and disposition for this series were specifically approved by the State Records Committee.

APPROVED: 11/2018

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Computer data files: Retain in Office for 20 years and then delete.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Legal

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.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Exempt. Utah Code 58-37f-301(2018)


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