Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

NOTE: For a list of rules that have been made effective since April 1, 2019, please see the codification segue page.

NOTE TO RULEFILING AGENCIES: Use the RTF version for submitting rule changes.

R156. Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing.

Rule R156-82. Electronic Prescribing Act Rule.

As in effect on April 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R156-82-101. Title.

This rule is known as the "Electronic Prescribing Act Rule."

R156-82-103. Authority - Purpose.

This rule is adopted by the Division under the authority of Subsection 58-1-106(1)(a) to enable the Division to administer Title 58, Chapter 82.

R156-82-201. Security.

(1) Practitioners and pharmacies who transmit and receive controlled substance prescriptions shall comply with 21 CFR 1311, as amended March 31, 2010, and subsequently amended.

(2) Electronic prescribing for non-controlled substances shall be conducted in a secure manner, consistent with industry standards.

R156-82-202. Informing Patients.

(1) Practitioners shall fully inform their patients of their:

(a) rights;

(b) restrictions; and

(c) obligations pertaining to electronic prescribing.

R156-82-203. Waiver.

The Division may grant an exemption from the requirements in accordance with Subsection 58-82-201(6).


licensing, electronic prescribing

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

February 8, 2016

Notice of Continuation

November 27, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

58-1-106(1)(a); 58-82-101

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R156, please contact the promulgating agency (Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.