Ask The Pharmacist: Seizure Drugs for Pain Management
December 21, 20223 MIN READ
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
Mitchell Selected as the Preferred North American Technology Provider of Vale’s Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) Technician Certification Program
December 8, 20223 MIN READ
Mitchell, an Enlyte company and leading technology and information provider for the Property and Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced that Dented Paintless Repairs, Inc. named it the preferred technology provider of the Vale PDR Technician Certification Program in Canada.
Changes to the ODG Drug Formulary Impact Opioid Class
December 7, 20221 MIN READ
Effective December 2, 2022, the Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) Drug Formulary updated the opioid drug class. The following drugs moved from Y to N status:
Average Length of Rental for Repairable Vehicles: Q3 2022
December 6, 202212 MIN READ
Average Length of Rental (LOR) for collision replacement-related rentals in Q3 2022 was 18.2 days, representing a three-day increase from Q3 2021 (15.2 days). Last year, when we compared Q3 2021 to Q3 2020, the results showed a 2.9-day rise. This represents almost six full days in the last 24 months.
Current Used Vehicle Market Conditions: Q3 2022
December 6, 20223 MIN READ
Average wholesale used vehicle prices in September were down for the fourth month in a row from their spring/tax-refund seasonal peaks in May, but at a more gradual pace than that seen in the three prior months. Hurricane Ian possibly had a moderating effect on wholesale price deterioration, due to the loss of used vehicle supply and the resulting replacement demand the storm generated. This moderating trend continued into October.
New York State Workers’ Compensation Board Restores Previous Requirements
December 1, 20221 MIN READ
On November 23, 2022, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board adopted language restoring the requir
Sharp Drop in Opioid Prescriptions Raises Questions Over Other Drugs
December 1, 2022
Opioid prescribing in workers compensation nosedived to an all-time low last year, a new report finds, but experts say there are concerns with other drugs being used for pain management.