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Writing Prescriptions

Alternatives to High-Cost NSAIDS

Did you know that single-pill combination non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can cost $2,000 or more per prescription? If you are a provider who prescribes this medicine to workers’ compensation patients, you may want to consider an alternative.

Generic Medications First

Generic medications are a safe and effective way to help reduce rising health care costs

NJ Prescription Monitoring Program

By using the NJPMP, prescribers and pharmacists can identify patients who are visiting multiple physicians to obtain multiple prescriptions for similar medications, and verify treatment plans when inconsistencies are noted.

ePrescribe Medications

We encourage prescribers to use ePrescriptions for all medications, including opioids.

Prescribing Opioids Effectively

It is important for all physicians to think about how they can personally contribute to helping overcome our nation‘s opioid epidemic—by treating pain conservatively and appropriately, and by doing what‘s right, in the big picture, for the patient.