CompPharma analyzes clinical and transactional pharmacy data, identifies potential problems and works with payers to improve pharmacy programs. If you want help sorting through the complexity of work comp pharmacy, need expert assistance when evaluating RFPs, or want to see if your PBM really complies with your contract, it’s worth a fact-finding conversation to see if we can help.
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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 issues Here are the highlights: Transparency and more visibility into … Continue reading CompPharma’s 2019 Survey
Joe Paduda will take self-insured employers on "A Trip Behind the PBM Curtain" at CSIA’s 2019 Employer Summit, October 7. Spread pricing, cost drivers, transparency, rebates, and PBM audits will be discussed. The session starts at 1:45 pm. See the link above for further information.
Joe Paduda provided insight into the Injured Worker Pharmacy (IWP) business model for Boston Globe Reporter Felice Freyer’s article: Andover Pharmacy under investigation for opioid dispensing.
Pharma Blogs from Joe Paduda
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 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
Today’s WorkCompCentral arrived with William Rabb’s report on the use of opioids by workers’ comp patients in Louisiana. [subscription required] A few notable findings: Louisiana work comp patients get more opioids, and they get them for longer periods of time … Continue reading Time for an effective workers’ comp opioid solution for Louisiana