Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features PRIUM’s recent announcement that it will be offering an ROI guarantee on its workers’ compensation medical intervention services for reducing inappropriate medications on a book of claims. During a two-year pilot program, PRIUM found that the aggregate ROI (actual medication cost savings versus PRIUM’s fees) consistently exceeded three to one. Find out more by clicking here!
Also in the news today is the DEA’s recent announcement that it has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register to move hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from Schedule III to Schedule II. Interestingly, the DEA noted that rescheduling of HCPs was initiated by a petition from a physician in 1999. Find out more by clicking here!