5 Things Every Injured Worker Should Know About Workers' Comp

Posted by Kellie Collier on Apr 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Unfortunately, there is no handbook for workers who have been injured on the job. No playbook that tells you who to call, what to do, or which questions to ask. And, given that each workers’ comp claim is different, it’s difficult to compare your work injury to that of a friend or family members.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

State of the States, April 12

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Apr 15, 2019 8:00:00 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

Calculating Dosage Risk with Morphine Milligram Equivalents

Posted by Vivian Tahmasbi, PharmD on Apr 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

MME stands for Morphine Milligram Equivalents. Because all narcotics are synthesized from opium, healthcare professionals have developed a formula that allows an easy conversion to be made to compare the doses of different narcotics.

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Topics: Pharmacy, Pain Management

State of the States, April 4

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Apr 8, 2019 8:00:00 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

Meet Our Team: Yarimar Feliciano-Rivera

Posted by Kellie Collier on Apr 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Meet Yarimar Feliciano-Rivera. You may not recognize her face, but Yarimar is the voice behind many of the phone calls made to our patients – you may have even spoken to her yourself!

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

State of the States, March 29

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Apr 1, 2019 8:00:00 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

State of the States, March 22

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Mar 25, 2019 8:00:00 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

Taking Pain Medications? Here Are Some Common Side Effects.

Posted by Vivian Tahmasbi, PharmD on Mar 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Pain medications were originally created and used to help patients in severe pain during surgery. Over time, pain medications have become more commonly prescribed postoperatively, as well. With these medications being used more frequently, more questions arise about their side effects.

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Topics: Pharmacy, Pain Management

State of the States, March 15

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Mar 18, 2019 8:00:00 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

First Responder Coverage Becoming a Hot Topic in 2019

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Mar 12, 2019 12:25:33 PM

With the 2019 legislative session well under way across the country, a flurry of first responder bills have been introduced from Connecticut to Montana.  When it comes to first responder legislation, the focus is on two areas: cancer presumptions and mental health coverage. 

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

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