Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features Coventry’s release of the third portion of its 2018 Drug Trends Series Report, which is now offered in a great new format with more concise infographics that allow for easier examination of trends and recommendations for each section accompanied by “deeper dive” posts.
Part three of the series looks at opioids, which continue to decrease in proportion to overall scripts and costs. Highlights included favorable trends in Morphine Equivalent Dose (MED), including a seven percentage point drop in MEDs for opioid claims with long-term, high MED counts; duration of use; and access to guideline-supported measures including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and overdose rescue medications.
Find out more (including a link to the free report!) by clicking here!