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Healthesystems is a leading provider of Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) & Ancillary Benefits Management programs for the workers' compensation industry.
2019 promises to be an eventful year in workers’ compensation, picking up where an active 2018 left off.
The average age of the American worker continues to increase, providing many benefits to employers and raising some special concerns about health and safety.
How opioid side effects can cascade across the body.
While off-label use of drug therapies is sometimes medically warranted, there are many examples of it in workers’ comp that are ineffective and can present a safety risk to the patient.
It is important to understand the potential benefits and risks of marijuana as it relates to conditions commonly seen in injured workers, including acute and chronic pain.
Only in recent years has the value of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) truly begun to materialize in workers’ compensation.
A narrow focus on overutilization leads to missed opportunities for cost containment.
Effective monitoring strategies can help curb nonadherence and its impact on patients and payers.
Innovative analytics tools provide better, more actionable data for improved opioid management.
Clinical intervention strategies must evolve to accommodate the complexities of patient management.
Having a holistic, comprehensive strategy is critical in the ongoing battle to control medical care costs.
Reducing WC claims costs in one area often inflates them in another.
It’s time to start thinking beyond opioids and adopt a new approach to pain management.
4 key steps to redefine an opioid management strategy.
A growing number of states have seen a rise in physician-dispensed drugs, a challenge that has been rapidly increasing in frequency over the last decade.