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Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1140-11-.02 - Patient Access to the Controlled Substance Database

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The following persons may access patient information maintained in the controlled substance database:

  •         The prescriber issuing the patient a controlled substance;
  •         The dispenser dispensing a controlled substance;
  •         Anyone who has the patient’s written permission;
  •         A district attorney who obtains an order from a court ordering the release of information in the database; or
  •         The manager of any investigations or prosecution unit of a governing body that licenses practitioners who is otherwise authorized to access the database may release information to health-related boards, committees, the department of commerce and insurance, the department of health and representatives of health-related professional recovery programs.

Current as of June 2015