#233 TAC Opioid Management Plan trial


26 October 2020

The TAC is now trialling an Opioid Management Plan to help it better understand the medications prescribed for its clients, and help identify and support those at risk from opioids and other high-risk prescription medicines. 

In some cases, medical practitioners will now be asked to complete the Opioid Management Plan for a small number of selected TAC patients who have been prescribed opioids. 

The Opioid Management Plan is part of a broader TAC trial initiative to monitor medication delivered to TAC patients and enable it to:

Over the coming months, the TAC will gather feedback from providers, and assess the impact and effectiveness of the Opioid Management Plan, before potential roll-out for all TAC patients prescribed opioid medication. 

The Opioid Management Plan is available on the TAC website. Providers will be notified when they are required to complete the plan and will be paid in line with the TAC questionnaires fee schedule (as a pharmacy questionnaire, item number QU0020). 

If you have any questions, please contact the TAC at health@tac.vic.gov.au

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