Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the recent release of initial results from PMSI’s Fraud, Waste and Abuse program, which sought to identify and intervene on high-risk behaviors in workers’ compensation claims. According to PMSI, the program has delivered a 15% reduction in prescription spend when high-risk claims are acted on; a 90% conversion rate from multiple prescribers to one lead, and an 80% acceptance rate of their clinical recommendations after peer-to-peer outreach is completed. Find out more by clicking here!
Also in the news today is New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent signing of legislation that will help the state crack down harder on prescription drug abuse. The new law includes enacting a “real time” prescription monitoring registry, requiring all prescriptions to be electronically transmitted, improving safeguards for the distribution of specific drugs, public awareness measures, and a safe disposal program. Find out more by clicking here!