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Information from TN Dept of Health about the Ongoing Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Tennessee Data Collection Manual

Generally dispensers are required to upload all controlled substance prescriptions daily as Tennessee Code Section 53-1 0-305(b)(2) requires a controlled substance prescription upload “each business day but no later than the close of business on the following business day.

Appriss currently is the contracted vendor to assist all state of Tennessee dispensers in the upload and inclusion of their prescriptions into the CSMD database.  For dispensers, information on uploading prescription data may be obtained from Appriss at 866-683-9771. Additionally, the TN Data Collection Manual may be viewed and printed to ensure dispensers have the information necessary to be compliant with TN reporting requirements. . You may also email Appriss for assistance with uploading data at The website for data collection is

For qualified healthcare practitioners seeking to query a patient’s prescription history, registering to become a user on the CSMD website may be accomplished by navigating to , clicking “Register,” and providing all required information.  The CSMD Program requires each user to have a unique private and confidential email address.  Once approved, the new user will receive an email with his or her login credentials for the CSMD.  For more information please see the FAQ section.