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Opioid Utilization Rules and Companion Guide, Effective May 1, 2018

The North Carolina Industrial Commission Rules for the Utilization of Opioids, Related Prescriptions, and Pain Management in Workers’ Compensation Claims, 11 NCAC 23M .0101-.0501, went into effect on May 1, 2018. This page contains links below to the Rules and the Companion Guide to the Rules. If you have questions about the Rules or the Companion Guide, please contact Ashley B. Snyder, Interim Rulemaking Coordinator, or Meredith Henderson, Executive Secretary.

  • Exhibit B to the Companion Guide: One-page table covering the basics of the phases of treatment under the Opioid Utilization Rules (11 NCAC 23M .0201-.0203)
  • Exhibit C to the Companion Guide: Employer/Carrier Request to Health Care Provider for Additional Information Regarding Non-Pharmacological Treatment Recommendation
  • Exhibit D to the Companion Guide: Employer/Carrier Request to Health Care Provider for Additional Information Regarding Recommendation for Opioid Tapering or Discontinuation
  • Exhibit E to the Companion Guide: Employer/Carrier Request to Health Care Provider for Additional Information Regarding Recommendation for Substance Use Disorder Treatment
     

This page was last updated 21 June 2018.