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State Releases Updated Formulary Draft to Public

By Emily Brill (Reporter)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | 1322 | 0 | 168 min read

If the latest draft of Arkansas’ workers’ compensation formulary is approved, the state will adopt rules limiting an injured worker’s first opioid prescription to five days. That’s slightly longer than the amount of days the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends — three — and some experts fear that the daily dosage cap of 90 morphine equivalent doses (MED) is too high. But others cheer the state for moving “in the right direction” by adopting a formulary and limiting the initial prescription to five days rather than se...

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