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Effective February 1, 2016, Fentanyl Transdermal Patches, MS-Contin, Levorphanol
(Levo-Dromoran), and Morphine ER/Naltrexone (Embeda) will change status from "Y" to "N" drugs
in the ODG's Appendix A. Accordingly, beginning February 1, 2016, prescriptions for these drugs
will require preauthorization. The Division is encouraging system participants to discuss and
coordinate the ongoing course of treatment of claimants who are currently being prescribed these