State of the States, December 8

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Dec 8, 2017 3:15:00 PM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

California’s Workers’ Comp Formulary

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Dec 6, 2017 9:18:00 AM

It’s been over two years since AB 1124 was signed into law on October 6, 2015. The bill required the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) to develop and implement a drug formulary by July 1, 2017. After several proposals, comment periods, and public hearings, the DWC pushed back implementation to January 1, 2018. The hope was by delaying implementation, the DWC would have more time to develop the formulary, addressing stakeholders concerns throughout the process, and allow providers, PBMs, pharmacies and insurers time to review and implement the final formulary into their processes.

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Topics: Legislative

State of the States, December 1

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Dec 1, 2017 1:15:00 PM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

What is a Controlled Substance?

Posted by Kristina Freyou on Nov 30, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Do you need a prescription for your medication or can you just purchase it at a local store? Is your medication a controlled substance with certain restrictions on how it can be prescribed or filled? Understanding drug categorization is at times a frustrating and confusing topic for patients.

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Topics: Clinical

Seasonal Employees: What You Should Know

Posted by Daniel Lamkin on Nov 21, 2017 8:10:00 AM

With the holiday season fast approaching, many companies are preparing for the higher volume of business by hiring seasonal employees. In 2016 alone, retailers in the United States hired around 570,000 people just for the holiday season. In 2017, employers are expected to hire even more! If you, like many others, plan to seek seasonal employment this year, there are a few important things you should know to help protect yourself from getting lost in the holiday employment shuffle.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

State of the States, November 17

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Nov 17, 2017 10:33:54 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

Why Choose a Home Delivery Pharmacy for Your Prescriptions?

Posted by Bryanne Caso on Nov 16, 2017 8:30:00 AM

When you have a prescription to fill, what makes you pick one pharmacy over another? Sometimes its convenience: it’s around the corner from your home, or it’s in the lobby of the hospital you were discharged from. Often filling a prescription can be more complicated, especially when you’re a workers’ comp claimant. A home delivery pharmacy, especially a home delivery pharmacy that specializes in workers’ compensation, may suit your specific needs better than a retail pharmacy.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

State of the States, November 10

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Nov 10, 2017 1:15:00 PM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

The Holy Trinity of Medications: High Risk Combinations

Posted by Stephanie Labonville on Nov 8, 2017 8:30:00 AM

While opioids have a proper role in pain management, much of the recent news related to opioids focuses on their dangerous and addictive nature. Adverse effects of opioids have touched countless lives and with the recent announcement by President Trump declaring the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency, countless people have become aware that opioids are associated with addiction, abuse, diversion, and other risks. While it’s important to know that using opioids alone is dangerous, the combination of opioids with other medications can often be even more dangerous.

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Topics: Pain Management, opiod epidemic, holy trinity

State of the States, November 3

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Nov 3, 2017 1:15:00 PM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

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