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News Provider Guidance and Worker Fact Sheet for Opioid Tapering

9/05/2023
  • Department of Industrial Accidents

BOSTON, MAThe recommendations expressed in this report are those of the author(s) alone and are in no way the opinion, position, endorsement, or official policy of the Department of Industrial Accidents and/or Health Care Services Board.  The recommendations have not been adopted or incorporated with the current Massachusetts Treatment Guidelines and should not be associated with or used in conjunction with those guidelines when performing utilization review.

Provider Guidance for Tapering Opioids

Worker Fact Sheet on Opioid Tapering

  • Department of Industrial Accidents 

    The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) oversees the Massachusetts workers’ compensation system, pursuant to M.G.L. c. 152, c. 23E, and 452 CMR § 1.00 - 9.00. Our Division of Dispute Resolution functions as the court system for disputed cases. Also the DIA ensures all Massachusetts employers have Workers' Compensation insurance coverage for their employees. We serve injured workers, employers, insurers, attorneys, medical providers, and others involved in the Workers' Compensation process.
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