Notice: Passwords are now case-sensitive

Remember Me
Register a new account
Forgot your password?

Early Formulary Results Show 12% Drop in Narcotics Prescribing

Monday, July 30, 2012 | 0

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation reports its first-ever prescription formulary and other pharmacy management initiatives are helping reduce costs -- and have driven down the amount of narcotics being prescribed to injured workers by 12%.Bureau staff members presented the results in a report on Friday to the agency's board of directors.Early data show the formulary has reduced narcotics prescribed to injured workers by 1.1 million doses, the bureau saidBureau Administrator Steve Buehrer said the formulary, which became effective last September, "is proving an effective way to ...

Purchase this story for only $7.99!

For access to all of our articles, check out our subscription options.


Related Articles