Practice Operations: Closed Formulary for Workers' Compensation Legacy Patients


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Topic Practice Operations: Closed Formulary for Workers' Compensation Legacy Patients
Background Division of Workers' Compensation regulations will require that workers' compensation patients currently on prescription drugs listed on the "N" list as established by the Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) be prescribed drugs that are not on the "N" list as of September 1, 2013, unless preauthorization has been obtained.
Regulating Body Texas Division of Workers' Compensation
Compliance Date 9/1/2013
Consequences Carriers will not cover prescribed medications on the "N" list.
Next Steps Physicians should be in contact with carriers to discuss how to proceed with those patients currently taking medications that are on the "N" list.
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