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Treatment for opioid dependence has long been an issue in workers’ compensation. Now that the

FDA has approved implants which will provide a constant, low dose of the drug buprenorphine to

a patient who is already stable on other forms of the drug, such as pills or sublingual films, requests

for the implant should begin to show up in preauthorization requests, given that buprenorphine is

an “N” drug.