update

The Committee on Prescriptive Governance (CPG) met on October 17, 2016.  OAAPN was present and assisted members with the following:

  • Adipex for the purpose of treating obesity/weight loss short term may now be prescribed “in accordance with the SCA.”  Previously, it was do not prescribe.
  • Methotrexate for the purpose of treating severe rheumatoid arthritis may now be prescribed “in accordance with the SCA.”  Previously, it was do not prescribe.

In addition:

The CPG is waiting for the outcome of HB 216 before deciding on whether to continue to useOnline Facts and Comparisons as the formulary database. Please see the Prescriptive Authority-CPG page on the OAAPN website for more information and updates (note you must be logged in as a member to view the page.)

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@oaapn.org. We would be happy to assist you.