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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - CSD Proxy Information
No. All proxies/designees/delegates need to be CSD-authorized with their own login and password
Note: This applies to the CSD website login; proxies/designees/delegates do not have proxy authorization through electronic health record (EHR)-CSD integration.
PINs are longer required with the 2-factor authentication
Generally no. The one exception is if they are a consulting physician or working in a multi-disciplinary patient approach for which they provide feedback, they may access the CSD for that individual. They need to establish some provider-patient relationship and should document. Documenting is key. And they can also do searches on prospective patients – and document.
Utah controlled substance prescribers registered with the CSD can have an unlimited number of CSD-authorized proxies/designees/delegates. Proxy/designee/delegate applications can be found here: CSD Proxy Application Form .
As a reminder, prescribers are administratively responsible for disassociating proxies/designees/delegates when they are no longer a proxy/designee/delegate or employee.
All pharmacy techs & Interns in Utah have direct access to the CSD. They are licensed to be under the general supervision of a pharmacist, and therefore act as a proxy to a pharmacist.
Any employee of the controlled substance prescriber who is approved by the prescriber AND is CSD-authorized may become a proxy/designee/delegate. To apply, use the CSD Proxy Application form
If a proxy/designee/delegate leaves your practice and is no longer employed with you for any reason, you MUST IMMEDIATELY complete a disassociation form and provide it to the CSD. Disassociation forms are here: CSD Proxy Disassociation Form
The steps necessary to apply to become a proxy/designee/delegate for a specific provider are on page 3 of the CSD Proxy Application Form .
If there are no issues (e.g., court issues, incorrect email address, etc.) with the application, it generally takes 5-10 working days. If you have not heard back from the CSD via email or phone within 10 business days, call the CSD at (801) 530-6220.
No. If this occurs, the person would be in violation of criminal and/or civil law.