Chapter 3
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What Triggers a PMUR?

Woman on phoneA PMUR can happen in several ways, including:

  • An automated process using pharmacy information that identifies when children's medications are outside the Parameters.
  • When STAR Health service managers or coordinators call caregivers and medical consenters to do health screening on children who are newly placed or have changed placements, and the results warrant a review.
  • When someone, such as a caregiver, medical consenter, CPS staff, attorney, CASA, residential provider or other person has a concern and asks STAR Health for a review.
  • When a court asks for a review.