Physician Dispensing & Opioids Still Major Concerns, Compounds an Emerging Issue

WorkCompWire, December 17, 2014

Tampa, FL – Drug costs still worry workers’ compensation payers, despite relatively flat pharmacy costs, according to the results of CompPharma’s annual survey report of Prescription Drug Management in Workers’ Compensation. Answering the question “How big of a problem are drug costs?” on a scale of 1-5 with 3 being “Drug costs are equally as important at other medical cost issues,” respondents put drug costs at 4.1.

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