From pain management to workers’ compensation industry trends, we have you covered with the resources you need, all in one place.
In June 2019, the New York Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) officially adopted a workers' compensation drug formulary. This pre-recorded webinar will help prescribers better understand the important changes this formulary will have for both medical professionals and injured workers in the state of New York, and for out of state providers who are treating New York claimants.
Medical marijuana remains illegal on the federal level, but some states are beginning to recognize its power as an alternative treatment option for injured workers dealing with pain. IWP’s white paper dives into notable cases against the usage and what’s to come for marijuana in workers’ comp.
Each state’s drug formulary implementation, regulatory infrastructure, and choice of guideline is different. This eBook dives into the different type of drug formularies, the states that have passed formulary legislation, and why the health care community is pushing back.
We know pain can sometimes be a confusing and frustrating thing. That’s why we’ve created the Patient Pain Resource for Injured Workers to provide alternative treatment options, like meditation and acupuncture, and how to set realistic and attainable pain management goals.
Professional athletes face a number of hurdles when trying to secure workers’ comp coverage for CTE. As the number of cases build and awareness is drawn to the disease, many athletes are wondering when CTE will be recognized and covered under workers’ compensation.
States across the country have explored responses to the opioid epidemic. Approaches like prescribing guidelines, fill limits, class action lawsuits, and safety packaging are all avenues states like Massachusetts and Arizona have considered to reduce the amount of opioid overdose deaths and usage across the country.
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, or PDMP, have been used across the country to collect information about what controlled substances were dispensed, how, to whom and by whom. See how PDMPs help combat drug diversion, identify at-risk individuals, and reduce doctor shopping.