Workers’ Comp Mastery Training: How to Control Pharmacy Costs, Avoid Abuse and Deliver Pain Relief

When used properly, prescription drugs can have a significant positive effect on injured workers by helping them recover and return to work as soon as possible. However, the issue is fraught with peril due to two powerful forces including misaligned financial incentives and potential misuse, abuse and addiction

This book outlines the strategies to control these negative forces to allow prescription medications to deliver positive outcomes. It covers three major areas including the role of the pharmacy benefits manager, controlling pharmacy cost drivers and taking a team approach between pharmacy benefits managers and third party carriers.