Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the launch of a new online tool from the Ohio BWC that allows most employers to view important policy, rating plan, and claims information on one site. The new tool also shows program eligibility to highlight any premium saving opportunities that employers may be missing. Other features include claims history, details about specific claims, and the ability to create downloadable reports. Find out more by clicking here!
Also in the news today is the Inaugural edition of Express Scripts’ Drug Trends Quarterly, which covers year-to-date and quarter-over-quarter changes in national drug spending for all major therapy classes. The report is the first publication to reflect the combined data of both Express Scripts and Medco. According to the report, price inflation of branded drugs is far outpacing overall economic inflation, at rates of 13.3 percent versus 2.0 percent respectively. Find out more (including a link to the free report!) by clicking here!