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Lidocaine Designated 'Exempt' in Formulary Update

Friday, September 30, 2022 | 0

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation announced changes to the prescription drug formulary that will designate lidocaine as “exempt,” effective Nov. 1. Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that is currently classified as “non-exempt” in the Medical Utilization Treatment Schedule drug list, which means it is subject to utilization review. Starting Nov. 1, it will be exempt from prospective UR when used in accordance with the state’s evidence-based treatment guidelines. “This change is adopted after discussions of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics C...

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