Ask The Pharmacist: Anti-Seizure Medications for Pain Management in Workers’ Compensation
December 21, 2022
How are seizure drugs used for pain management in workers' comp? Opioids are often prescribed for moderate-to-severe pain, and while opioids can be highly effective medic
Ask The Pharmacist: Traveling With a Controlled Substance Prescription Medication
November 18, 2022
Are there rules or recommendations for traveling with a controlled substance?
Ask The Pharmacist: Safe Drug Disposal Methods in Workers’ Compensation
October 20, 2022
Often prescribed for moderate-to-severe pain, opioids can be highly effective medications, they can also be associated with serious risks including the potential for abuse and addiction. Patients may not be aware of the dangers of keeping unused opioids in the home and the importance of safe disposal of these medications.
Examining Opioid Utilization Drug Trends
July 19, 2022
Opioid utilization in workers’ comp has steadily been trending downwards.
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Minnesota Workers’ Comp Cannabis Cases
July 12, 2022
On June 21, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court released an order list for a host of cases before the Court. As part of the list, the Court noted the requests for two workers’ compensation case reviews (Musta v Mendota Heights Dental, et al, and Bierbach v Digger’s Polaris, et al) that had been denied. These two cases dealt with rulings in the state of Minnesota related to employers being required to reimburse for medical marijuana for a workers’ compensation claim.
A Personalized Approach to High-MED Opioid Management
April 19, 2022
The Long, Winding Road of Drug Pricing
April 11, 2022
One of the most persistent and complex challenges facing workers’ compensation claims administrators and insurers is managing prescription drug costs.