May 22, 2018

WorkCompRecap: Managing MEDs!

Today’s Halloween edition of WorkCompRecap takes a break from tricks & treats with the fight against an issue that is real-life scary, as Express Scripts’ announces the launch of their Morphine Equivalent Dose (MED) Management program, which aims to help payers better manage narcotic use among injured workers, reduce abuse and control costs.

Express Scripts noted that the new program is highly customizable, allowing payers to set maximum threshold levels for individual prescriptions as well as for the total amount of narcotics in an overall treatment regimen based on existing research, literature and clinical guidelines. Clients can also receive specific claims analysis to help them determine the appropriate MED threshold.

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