In neighboring news:

The Texas Department of Insurance – Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) is accepting comments through February 20th on a compounded drug rule that was first proposed in June 2017. On June 16th, 2017, DWC announced an informal draft rule to require that compounded drugs be preauthorized. The rule was drafted at the request of the legislature after a DWC study found that the cost of compounded drugs doubled from 2010-2014, and the average cost per prescription had risen to $829 in 2016.

Read more via Insurance Journal here.

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