We analyze transactional pharmacy data, identify pricing issues, and work with payers to maximize savings in their pharmacy programs. If you want help  sorting through the complexity of work comp pharmacy, need expert assistance  when writing RFPs and selecting a PBM, or want to see if you’re paying the prices you should, it’s worth a fact-finding conversation to see if we can help.

Call Joe Paduda at 203-314-2632 or email jpaduda@comppharma.com

We provide pharmacy management consulting services to:

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CompPharma’s goal is to create and strengthen pharmacy management programs to ensure that workers’ compensation payers pay fair, reasonable prices for medication and that their PBMs are adhering to their contracts.

ABOUT US

Joe Paduda, President
Joe is a nationally-recognized expert in medical mangement with extensive experience in the workers’ compensation industry. MORE >

CONTACT JOE: 203-314-2632
jpaduda@comppharma.com

Helen King Patterson, Vice President
Helen is a public relations consultant specializing in health care, medical management and workers’ compensation. MORE >

CONTACT HELEN: 813-690-4787
hpatterson@comppharma.com

HealthPlan Data Solutions (HDS), provides workers’ compensation payers transparency into their prescription drug data so they can measure their PBMs’ contract compliance and performance against competitive benchmarks. MORE >

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Access CompPharma’s ANNUAL PHARMACY SURVEYS and RESEARCH PAPERS on compounds and other topics. LEARN MORE

NEWS

CompPharma News

Paduda Will Keynote Day 2 of CSIA’s 2020 Employer Seminar

Joe Paduda to discuss managing your workers' comp PBM

Day 2 of the California Self-Insurance Association (CSIA) Employer Seminar & Annual Meeting & Educational Conference will start with an informative session “Managing your PBM to Achieve Great Results.” CompPharma’s Joe Paduda will share insights from his annual survey on workers’ compensation pharmacy management programs … Continue reading Paduda Will Keynote Day 2 of CSIA’s 2020 Employer Seminar

Illinois WC Script Costs Skyrocket

At $192, the average cost of a workers comp script in Illinois, is the highest among the 17 states WCRI studies, according to the respected research organizations CompScope report. In 2017, the average payment per prescription increased nearly 20 percent, driven by dermatological agents, the … Continue reading Illinois WC Script Costs Skyrocket

CompPharma’s 2019 Survey

CompPharma, LLC has published its 16th Annual Survey of Prescription Drug Management Survey results, and you can download it from the Resources page of this website. The top finding this year is payers’ focus on transparency in PBM pricing, coupled with ongoing concern. about drug-related … Continue reading CompPharma’s 2019 Survey

Pharma Blogs from Joe Paduda

PBMs and legacy work comp claims

Employers, state funds, and insurers are focusing more and more on closing old claims; the most successful ones are partnering with their Pharmacy Benefit Managers. The logic is clear – the older and more costly the claim, the greater the … Continue reading PBMs and legacy work comp claims

Hyper-expensive moisturizer, uninsured jewelry, drug prices, and those costly hospital mergers

in which I cover newsworthy stuff that happened this week… Uh…that’s why you buy insurance From Politico we hear CMS Administrator Seema Verna asked us taxpayers to pay for $47,000 worth of jewelry and other stuff stolen “during a work-related … Continue reading Hyper-expensive moisturizer, uninsured jewelry, drug prices, and those costly hospital mergers

AARP, healthcare costs and drug prices

AARP has rather strange positions on drug prices and healthcare costs. AARP positions itself as an advocate for seniors (and no, while I’m eligible, I’m not a member). The latest PR effort by the huge organization touts its lobbying to … Continue reading AARP, healthcare costs and drug prices