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Published: 10/02/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Using our expertise in the behavioral sciences, we communicate directly with injured workers about the safety concerns of compounded medications to encourage safer drug choices, while providing cost savings for payers.
Published: 05/21/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Currently, 21 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws allowing for the medical use of marijuana. However, during this time marijuana has remained a Schedule I substance at the federal level, causing confusion...
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
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: 09/05/2012 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.
CorVel’s Focus on Pharmacy Management whitepapers aim to provide readers with tools and approaches to to mitigate exposure in their risk program.
A recent study found no clinical evidence that compounds are more effective than commercially available, manufactured drugs.
Published: 06/24/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
New study highlights how physician dispensing negatively impacts overall outcomes for injured workers and workers' compensation payers.
Published: 02/01/2015 in Claims Management
According to information from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), prescription medications represent an estimated 18% of the total medical costs for claimants.