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Workers’ Compensation Insurance Adjusters deal with a different level of complexity when compared to other types of insurance. More bills, more deadlines, more potential penalties and more people involved. Get to know adjusters with this infographic.
Published: 04/11/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
My colleagues that participate in CompPharma authored a very good piece on compounding medications.
While the recommendations made by the consortium are sound, we need to apply practical steps given the
York’s approach to managing workers' compensation claims combines sophisticated data analytics, and clinical review and claim expertise in a way that improves outcomes and lowers the total cost of risk by managing claims costs before they occur.
Express Scripts’ Physician-Dispensed Medication Solution provides payers visibility into the true cost of medication.
Pain is the body’s signal that something is wrong, right? What about pain that persists—sometimes long after the original injury has healed? Chronic pain is a scourge, not only for the afflicted, but also for employers & insurers who foot the bill.
Published: 09/15/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
With increasing emergency room visits due to the misuse or abuse of opioid analgesics, a medication largely used in the workers’ comp industry, payers are seeking tools to reduce their misuse or abuse. Learn about the success of such a tool.
Published: 11/17/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
The WCAB found that the utilization review (UR) in the Dubon case was defective. Rather than calling for an independent medical review (IMR) as required by SB863, the WCAB made the treatment decision itself.
Published: 02/23/2015 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
The use of compounded medications can raise concerns in regards to safety and efficacy. This paper provides 17 questions to ask when evaluating compounded medications to help determine if they are the right medication for the injured workers' needs.
Many work injuries are treated with powerful narcotics. Read about a treatment approach that focuses on patient education and engagement.
Published: 04/17/2012 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Unnecessary Use of Higher-Priced Medications Leading Cause of Waste; Lower-Cost, Clinically Equivalent Alternatives Would Save Billions for Workers' Compensation Payers