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March 01, 2012
BWC Program Aims to Limit Medication Abuse

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has announced new measures to improve the safety of medications prescribed to injured workers and to limit the practice of doctor and pharmacy “shopping.”

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The Coordinated Services Program is designed to limit the dangers that can occur when medications are prescribed by multiple physicians and processed in different pharmacies.

The program allows BWC in some cases to restrict an injured worker to the use of a single pharmacy for nonemergency prescriptions. The worker selects the pharmacy from a list of eligible facilities.

BWC can also restrict an injured employee convicted of a drug offense to the use of a single prescribing physician.

The lock-in program, as it is known, is one of several recent changes to BWC’s pharmacy offerings.

Another is an outpatient prescription drug formulary. It allows thorough clinical review of each new medication, better monitoring, and control of inappropriate use. The formulary is expected to save up to $15 million by the end of this year.

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