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Compensation Practice Directive: #C10-1 — Claims with Opioids, Sedative/Hypnotics or Other Prescribed Potentially Addictive Drugs

The purpose of this Practice Directive is to provide guidance to WorkSafeBC Officers and Medical Advisors on the application of Policy Item C10-80.00,  Potentially Addictive Drugs, in the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual (“RSCM”).

In particular, it provides direction regarding appropriate management of claims where injured workers are prescribed opioids or sedative/hypnotics.

Effective Date: Jan 27, 2017 File type: PDF (704 KB) Asset type: Practice Directive Practice Directive Number: C10-1