The bureau hereby adopts the standard dose tapering (weaning) schedules for the prescription medications indicated in appendices A and B to this rule, developed with the recommendation of the bureau's pharmacy and therapeutics committee to safely implement denials for payment of the indicated medications, effective April 10, 2014.
These weaning schedules shall be applied to all denials for payment of the indicated medications by the bureau, self-insuring employers, MCOs, QHPs, and the industrial commission.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4121.12, 4123.121, 4121.30, 4121.31, 4121.44, 4121.441, 4123.05, 4123.66
Rule Amplifies: 4121.12, 4121.121, 4121.44, 4121.441, 4123.66
Prior Effective Dates: 4/10/14