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Published: 02/06/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Many Boomers are now choosing to stay at work past traditional retirement age. That will create a number of ripples, one of which will reach the world of workers’ compensation.
Published: 05/23/2014 in Claims Management
Twenty years ago there were only 10 specialty drugs on the market and they were rarely seen in workers’ compensation. Today there are over 300, and drugs such as anticoagulants and antivirals are making their way into claims.
Published: 04/10/2014 in Claims Management
Overall drug trend for workers' compensation increased 9.5%, according to the Express Scripts Workers' Compensation Drug Trend Report, primarily from an 8.2% jump in cost per prescription.
Express Scripts’ Physician-Dispensed Medication Solution provides payers visibility into the true cost of medication.
Many work injuries are treated with powerful narcotics. Read about a treatment approach that focuses on patient education and engagement.
Published: 09/10/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
In October 2012, a worker was injured on the job, resulting in an “above the knee” amputation. With discounted pricing through the One Call network and bill conversion process, the price for the same prosthetic leg system was $112,610.18.
Sedgwick’s 2012 Drug Trends Report identifies drug safety and cost concerns and showcases client outcomes. Download for a closer look at the improvements and savings our customers achieved last year utilizing our advanced drug management strategies.
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
Published: 04/17/2015 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
On May 17, 2012 while on the job, a male in his late 50’s was hit in the mouth and damaged his two front teeth. In total, One Call Dental + Doctor delivered approximately $13,772 in savings.
Published: 04/21/2015 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
In September 2012, a worker was injured on the job, resulting in a “below the elbow” amputation. Through coding expertise, provider network, discounted pricing, and bill conversion process, One Call was able to save the client $8,000.