Physician and Surgeon
NEW REPORTING REQUIREMENT | Healthcare Providers with a Third-Party Medical Records Service
On July 1, 2023, HB 312 was enacted which requires all healthcare providers who utilize the services of a third-party medical records company to report this information to the Division of Professional Licensing. To learn more about this requirement and how to report the information, please visit us at: Third-Party Medical Records Reporting Requirement
PubMed Full-Text Article Delivery
The Eccles Health Sciences Library at the University of Utah is spearheading an initiative to enable Utah-licensed physicians to retrieve full-text articles from PubMed without encountering a publisher paywall. This 3-year pilot program will launch in January 2024. More information, including how to register for an account and order articles, is available here.
Please Note: Senate Bill 035
New Training Requirement for DEA-registered practitioners
- The Drug Enforcement Agency | Diversion Unit is now requiring a one-time 8-hour Medication Assisted Treatment Training for all DEA-registered practitioners. For more information, refer to this document: MATE Training Letter
Elimination of DATA-Waiver Program
A DATA-Waiver registration is no longer required to treat patients with buprenorphine for opioid use disorder. For more information about the elimination of the DATA-Waiver requirement, please refer to this document:
Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
Beginning January 1, 2022, Utah Code Annotated 58-37-22 requires that most* prescriptions issued for a controlled substance be transmitted electronically as an electronic prescription; however, you may apply for a limited extension by submitting the form linked below.
*FOR INFORMATION ON EXEMPTIONS, PLEASE SEE UTAH CODE ANNOTATED 58-37-22.
While a prescriber is permitted to use any vendor, the Division* is aware of the vendors identified on the list below.
*THE DIVISION DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY PARTICULAR VENDOR, AND THE INFORMATION ON THIS RESOURCE SHEET MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME.