Human Medications, Human Drugs, Animal Medications, Animal Drugs, Pharmacy law, Pharmaceutical law, Compounding law, Sterile and Non Sterile Compounding 797 Compliance, Veterinary law, Veterinary
Compounding Law; Health Care; Awareness of all Types of Compounding Issues;
Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs), Outsourcing Facilities
Food and Drug Administration and Compliance Issues
Monday, July 3, 2017
Texas saw a huge increase in use of compounded drugs for worker's compensation injuries, especially back injuries
A May report by DWC’s Research and Regulation group found that:
The number of compounded drugs increased from 18,020 prescriptions in 2010 to 26,380 in 2014.
The total cost of compounded drugs increased from $6 million in 2010 to $12 million in 2014.
The average cost per compounded drug prescription increased from $356 in 2010 to $829 in 2016.
Almost a third of compounded drug prescriptions were to treat back injuries.