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Injured Worker Communication Drives Safer Treatment

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.

How will the Changing Legal Status of Marijuana Impact your Workers' Compensation Claims?

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...

Waste Adds $2.1 Billion to Workers' Compensation Pharmacy Costs, Express Scripts Reports

Unnecessary Use of Higher-Priced Medications Leading Cause of Waste; Lower-Cost, Clinically Equivalent Alternatives Would Save Billions for Workers' Compensation Payers

Reining in the Cost of Physician Dispensing

Express Scripts’ Physician-Dispensed Medication Solution provides payers visibility into the true cost of medication.

Chronic Pain: The Pathway Toward Resolution

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.

Health-focused managed care: Pharmacy benefit management services

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.

Focus on Pharmacy: Physician Dispensing

CorVel’s Focus on Pharmacy Management whitepapers aim to provide readers with tools and approaches to to mitigate exposure in their risk program.

Study Investigates Effectiveness of Compounds

A recent study found no clinical evidence that compounds are more effective than commercially available, manufactured drugs.

STUDY: Cost, Time and Volume Impact of Physician Dispensing

New study highlights how physician dispensing negatively impacts overall outcomes for injured workers and workers' compensation payers.

Role of Pharmacist-Provided Medication Reviews with Workers' Compensation 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.

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