SECTION .0400 UTILIZATION RULES FOR non-PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT FOR PAIN

 

11 NCAC 23M .0401 NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT FOR PAIN

(a) A health care provider shall consider and may prescribe non-pharmacological treatments for pain. Examples of these treatments include the following: physical therapy, chiropractic services, acupuncture, massage, cognitive behavioral therapy, biofeedback, and functional restoration programs.

(b) The employer or carrier may request additional information from the health care provider regarding the prescribed treatment by any method allowed pursuant to the Workers' Compensation Act.

 

History Note: Authority 97-25.4; 97-80(a); S.L. 2017-203, s. 4;

Eff. May 1, 2018;

Recodified from 04 NCAC 10M .0401 Eff. June 1, 2018.