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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.
This study looks inside a catastrophic work comp case that included multiple opioids totaling over $27,000 a month. The case was brought to myMatrixx for review and the outcome delivered a savings of over $250,000 per year for the claim.
Transforming provider networks: Sedgwick’s five-star provider benchmarking program uses data to build networks on quality of care and successful claims outcomes. Read more to learn how clients consistently realize 20% reduction in total cost of risk.
First Script's 2013 Drug Trends Analysis provides a look at current drug utilization and spending trends within our workers' compensation pharmacy benefit claims.
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: 09/05/2012 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
It's no secret prescription drug spending represents a disproportionately high percentage of workers' compensation costs. This white paper discusses a recent NCCI study on rising prescription drug costs and Sedgwick’s pharmacy solutions for clients.
Published: 02/27/2012 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
New suite of Express Scripts workers' compensation services will detect and deter fraud in workers’ compensation prescriptions saving tens of millions of dollars annually.
Many work injuries are treated with powerful narcotics. Read about a treatment approach that focuses on patient education and engagement.
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: 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.