By the Numbers

Escalating medical costs are a top concern in workers’ comp, and we explore various aspects of medical spending in this issue. Also highlighted here are some recent stats about the opioid epidemic and resulting legal fallout. Opioids continue to be a big issue in workers’ comp, from both a cost and safety perspective, and medical marijuana may be inching its way to acceptance as an alternative pain reliever.

FOR MORE READ OUR NEW WHITEPAPER:

Clearing the Air: Marijuana Considerations for Workers' Comp
www.healthesystems.com/medical-marijuana

RxInformer

Since 2010, the semi-annual RxInformer clinical journal has been a trusted source of timely information and guidance for workers’ comp payers on how best to manage the care of injured worker claimants and plan for the challenges that lay ahead. The publication is an important part of Healthesystems’ proactive approach to advocating for quality care of injured workers while managing the costs associated with treatment.
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