The 2010 Annual Drug Trends Report for Workers Compensation indicates pharmacy costs in 2009, rose 6.5% with workers taking an average of 11.1 prescriptions per injury.
1. Delivering appropriate medications to your injured workers.
2. Managing escalating prescription costs.
3. Reducing opioid misuse or abuse.
4. Helping return employees to productivity.
1. Utilization management experts assess medications for appropriate use in work related injuries.
2. Examine pharmaceutical data to discover possible misuse or abuse.
3. A clinical review team of nurses and doctors help control prescription costs by working to eliminate:
a. Inappropriate fills.
b. Duplicate prescriptions from multiple providers.
c. Prescription overuse beyond claim guidelines.
d. Multiple prescriptions that counteract or adversely affect one another.
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