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How to Control Costs and Ensure Medications Are Medically Appropriate in Workers’ Comp

A prospective policy update in Florida sparks renewed interest around the risks of physician dispensing.

White Paper Summary

In August, the Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) released plans to rescind a 2020 bulletin that conveyed workers’ compensation payers had to cover the costs of physician-dispensed drugs without limitations.

Physician dispensing — when doctors prescribe and dispense a medication directly to patients from their office — is a common practice that many states have placed limitations on in the past to ensure the safety of injured workers. It bypasses the Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) systems put in place by many employers for the oversight of safety and affordability of the drugs prescribed.

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