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18027 - General - Opioid.pdf
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In 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. In addition to curtailing opioid therapy as the first line in chronic pain management, this guideline recommends avoiding an opioid dose of greater than 90 morphine milligram equivalents per day unless
cautiously justified. The document is on the CDC website.
18101 - General - Opioid_2.1.pdf
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Effective with dates of service on and after June 1, 2018, the Opioid Products Indicated for Pain Management prior authorization (PA) criteria will apply to all patients covered under Kansas Medicaid. This PA criteria are located on the KDHE website.
18112 - General - Opioid_2.3.pdf
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As previously published on the Kansas Medical Assistance
Program (KMAP) website with General Bulletin 18027 and
General Bulletin 18101, an upcoming policy change on
opioid use in pain management is effective with dates of
service on and after June 1, 2018.
Opioid APPROVED PA Criteria April 2018.pdf
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APPROVED PA CRITERIA
Initial Approval: January 10, 2018
Revised Dates: April 11, 2018
CRITERIA FOR PRIOR AUTHORIZATION
Opioid Products Indicated for Pain Management
Opioid PA FORM 04 23 2018 Final v2+.pdf
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Prior Authorization for Opioid Products Indicated for Pain Management
Executive Orders, EO 18-09 by Governor Colyer Regarding Substance Use Disorder Task Force -- 3-1-18.pdf
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See March 1 Capitol Comments article entitled Governor Colyer Announces Substance Abuse Disorder Task Force.
K-TRACS Press Release 2-15-2018.pdf
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For more information, see KHA's Current Report article entitled K-TRACS Statewide Integration Adds 14 Kansas Hospitals.
CHA.090-Opioid-SummitReport_web2.pdf
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In June 2017, CHA and member hospitals conducted a six-month pilot in eight Colorado hospital emergency departments and two freestanding emergency departments with the goal of reducing the administration of opioids by ED clinicians. The 10 EDs achieved a 36 percent reduction in opioid administrations when compared to the same time period in 2016, far surpassing the original pilot goal of 15 percent.
Getting Help for Opioid Dependence or Withdrawal.pdf
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The Federal Trade Commission, in partnership with SAMHSA, has developed a new fact sheet to help those in need of treatment for opioid dependence or withdrawal. This fact sheet provides information on how to obtain proper and safe help for the treatment of opioid dependence or withdrawal and is available in English and Spanish.
PolicyBrief_MO KS Opioid.pdf
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A Policy Brief examining overdose deaths, hospital visits and unfilled jobs.
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