Webinar: New York Workers' Compensation Drug Formulary

Everything you need to know

Drug formularies are not a new concept in workers' compensation. As states, like Texas and Tennessee, use drug formularies to control costs and utilization New York took notice. In June 2019, a workers' compensation drug formulary was adopted by the New York Workers' Compensation Board (WCB). Unlike some of its predecessors, New York's drug formulary is more nuanced and completely unique to the state. 

If you are a medical provider treating injured workers, these important changes will dictate which medications you prescribe, when, and for which type of injury. 

During this webinar, you'll learn about:

  • Types of medications that will require prior authorization
  • Important implementation dates for new prescriptions and refills
  • Formulary features, like step therapies and phases of treatment

ATTENTION: The New York Workers Compensation Board (NYWC) has delayed the requirement for refills/renewal formulary compliance, previously slated for June 7, 2021. The NY WC Board now projects these changes to become effective “in the summer of 2021.” IWP will update this webinar as more information becomes available.

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NY WC Formulary 6.22

 

For information on registering for the Medical Portal and submitting a request for prior authorization, please visit the WCB website directly by clicking here. Our team of experienced Pharmacists and Claim professionals are available to make this transition as painless as possible for you and your patients. 

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