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Opioids in the Treatment of Injured Workers: When and How to Maximize Effectiveness

Opioids in the Treatment of Injured Workers: When and How to Maximize Effectiveness

by A. Phillip Walls, R.Ph., Matt Schreiber, MBA

company: myMatrixx

email: info@mymatrixx.com

website: http://www.mymatrixx.com

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Categories: » Workers’ Comp & Disability
»» Claims Management
»» Cost Containment
»» Fraud Detection / Prevention
»» Pharmacy Benefits Management
»» Return-to-Work

Abstract

Use of prescription painkillers has increased in staggering proportions compared with other medication classes, in terms of the number of prescriptions written, costs and incidence of overuse and abuse....

Published: 12/19/2011