Chapter 3
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When Does STAR Health Do a PMUR?

STAR Health does a PMUR after children have taken the medications for at least 60 days and they fall outside the Parameters in certain categories. The categories are:

  • All children under the age of four.
  • Any child who is taking:
    • 2 or more stimulant medications.
    • 2 or more alpha agonists.
    • 2 or more antidepressant medications.
    • 2 or more atypical antipsychotic medications.
    • 3 or more mood stabilizers.
  • Any child with 4 or more psychotropic medications.
  • Antipsychotic medication(s) prescribed continuously without appropriate monitoring of glucose and lipids at least every 6 months.