New Tennessee Controlled Substance Report

The state of Tennessee has change the format and requirements for the controlled substance report. The new format must be used by 1/1/19. Please call to have the new programs loaded on your system.

Diagnosis Codes:

We have several commands you can use to enter the diagnosis codes for the patient.

/IC= This command is used in the SIGs and will send the diagnosis code to the insurance and on the controlled substance report.

/ICT= This command is used in the SIGs and will send the diagnosis code only on the controlled substance report.

/DG This command is entered on the patient’s third party notes, lines #12 and #13. The diagnosis code will be sent to the insurance and on the controlled substance report.

The diagnosis code can also be entered on the drug. Pull up the drug in Drug File Maint.
Go to Line #38, Code. Choose option ICD10 code and enter the desired code. Entering the diagnosis code here will only send it on the controlled substance report.

Treatment Type:

This field is used to indicate treatment. Send this field if the prescriber provides this information on the prescription.

/DSP=xx Use this command in the SIG lines with the following codes:

01 – Not Used for Opioid Dependency Treatment
02 – Used for Opioid Dependency Treatment
03 – Pain Associated with Active and Aftercare Cancer Treatment
04 – Palliative Care in Conjunction with a Serious Illness
05 – End-of-Life and Hospice Care
06 – A Pregnant Individual with a Pre-existing Prescription for Opioids
07 – Acute Pain for an Individual with an Existing Opioid Prescription for Chronic Pain
08 – Individuals Pursing an Active Taper of Opioid Medications
09 – Patient is Participating in a Pain Management Contract
99 – Medical Necessity

Your system will need an update to send the new controlled substance report. Please give us a call when you have time for us to update your system.