More States Considering Drug Formularies For Workers Comp

 Thursday, February 18, 2016

 Business Insurance

More states are looking to create closed formularies for medications prescribed in workers compensation to change prescribing behaviors and stop opioid addiction before it starts. Following in the footsteps of Tennessee, where a formulary is expected to take effect in August, and California, which has been tasked with creating a formulary by July 2017, Nebraska is the latest state to consider an evidence-based formulary for drugs prescribed to injured workers.
Workers' CompensationLegislation & Regulation