State of the States, March 16

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Mar 19, 2018 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

Workers' Comp Drug Formulary Coming to Indiana in 2019

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Mar 16, 2018 8:00:00 AM

At the beginning of March, the Indiana legislature passed SB 369, a bill to establish a workers’ comp drug formulary for the state of Indiana.  The bill had significant support in both the House and Senate and the Governor is now being urged to sign the bill into law.  As we know, every formulary is unique and Indiana’s proposal is no different. 

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Topics: Legislative, Workers' Compensation

Building Blocks of a Drug Formulary

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Mar 13, 2018 11:36:25 AM

Another year, another legislative session, and another handful of ways to tackle a drug formulary.  Since 2011 when Texas introduced their closed drug formulary to the workers' comp world, states have been lining up to discuss if a drug formulary is right for them. 

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

State of the States, March 9

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Mar 12, 2018 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

Top Medication Myths Debunked

Posted by Kristina Freyou, PharmD on Mar 7, 2018 11:24:11 AM

Misconceptions about medications are more common than we may realize and can create barriers to using them effectively. Reliance on “medication myths” can cause serious health problems, some with long lasting effects. Below is a list of common pharmacy related myths and the facts that may help to clear up some of these misconceptions.

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Topics: Clinical

State of the States, March 2

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Mar 5, 2018 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

The Ultimate Playlist to Reduce Workplace Stress 

Posted by Kellie Collier on Feb 28, 2018 11:01:07 AM

Can music help relieve workplace stress? According to researchers at Stanford University, listening to music may change brain functioning to the same extent as medication. Music has been proven to act as a stress management tool, improve memory and even help you crush your workouts. 

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

State of the States, February 23

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Feb 26, 2018 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

What is Worker Misclassification?

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Feb 20, 2018 2:07:10 PM

If you’ve been following workers’ compensation in recent years, you may have heard the phrase “worker misclassification”.  While the misclassification problem isn’t new, how states are approaching it is. 

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

State of the States, February 16

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Feb 19, 2018 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

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