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Sharing perspectives leads to greater understanding and fuels innovation. The ​Optum Insights ​blog is where we share our perspective and challenge preconceptions to clear a new path forward


  • Texas to move forward with compound preauthorization requirement

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    • Optum Workers' Comp
    | Oct 12, 2017
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    workers compensation, Compounded Medications
    Recent indication from Texas is the state’s Division of Workers’ Compensation will be moving forward with a formal rule proposal by the end of the year to require preauthorization for all compounds.


  • Montana initially approves drug formulary source

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    • Optum Workers' Comp
    | Oct 09, 2017
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    LMAC, Workers Comp, Formularies
    Montana’s Labor-Management Advisory Council (LMAC) recently voted to adopt the Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) drug formulary as a formal starting point in their continued efforts to implement a workers’ compensation drug formulary and rules surrounding it.


  • Arkansas moves forward with workers’ compensation formulary and opioid controls

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    • Optum Workers' Comp
    | Oct 06, 2017
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    Workers Comp, PDMPs, Opioids, MED, Formularies
    The Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission (ARWCC) recently released a second proposed version of their workers’ compensation drug formulary and opioid analgesic prescribing control rules.


  • Florida Governor intends to propose legislation to tackle opioids

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    • Optum Workers' Comp
    | Oct 02, 2017
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    Workers Comp, PDMPs, Opioids
    With the continuing focus increasing on opioids nationwide, Florida Governor Rick Scott recently announced intention to propose major legislation and significant budget funding to combat opioid abuse in Florida.


  • Pharmacy Resource Guide now available

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    • Optum Workers' Comp
    | Sep 21, 2017
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    Pharmacy Fee Schedules, Workers' Compensation
    We are pleased to share our 2017 Pharmacy Resource Guide. Inside you will find a state-by-state guide to the pharmacy fee schedule and jurisdictional maps highlighting key workers’ compensation laws and regulations.




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