September 16, 2019

Patient review and restriction programs are commonly called “Lock-in” programs and are used to restrict the overuse of medical services, such as prescription drugs.

Lock-in programs operate by “locking in” an individual to one provider and/or pharmacy to prescribe/dispense certain prescription medication, like controlled substances (e.g., morphine, hydrocodone) to prevent their abuse or overuse. Read more about the program here: