In neighboring news:

A Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation panel met this week to introduce the idea of a formulary, according to a Business Insurance report on the matter. An information packet attached with the agenda says the panel “recommends the [Florida] Legislature grant the Division of Workers’ Compensation specific rule authority to establish a drug formulary, as long as such formulary is generally accepted by Florida’s employers, insurers, health care providers, and injured worker advocates; provides reasonable assurance in reducing or mitigating prescription drug costs; and ensures appropriate and effective treatment is provided to injured workers.” Compounded prescriptions are reportedly a major cost-cutting target of a potential formulary.

Read more here.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *