The Ultimate Guide to Drug Formularies

Posted by Kellie Collier on Jan 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Drug formularies aren't a new concept in the world of workers' compensation. Since 2011, when Texas introduced their closed drug formulary, states have been lining up to start discussions around whether a formulary was right for them. 

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Topics: Workers' Compensation, Insider

Looking Back at the Biggest Workers' Comp Conference of the Year

Posted by Pam Rippens, ARM on Dec 12, 2018 1:48:15 PM

Last week, I attended the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo in Las Vegas.  To be completely honest, I have attended this conference for over 20 years while working for IWP and a major insurance and claim service provider, and I am amazed at how the underlying conversations are the same - albeit wrapped up in different buzz words. 

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Topics: Workers' Compensation, Insider

Does Customer Service in Health Care Matter to You?

Posted by Kellie Collier on Oct 3, 2018 1:10:38 PM

Customer Service Week is a national movement which celebrates the important role that customer service plays within an organization. From boosting employee morale to rewarding employees in customer service-based roles, celebrations are encouraged to remind everyone within a company how positive customer service experiences can shape their reputation.

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Topics: Insider

Michael Gavin Appointed New CEO of Injured Workers Pharmacy, LLC

Posted by IWP on Sep 25, 2017 10:19:18 AM

Injured Workers Pharmacy, LLC. (IWP), a national home delivery pharmacy specializing in serving injured individuals, announced today the appointment of Michael Gavin as President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Topics: Insider

How Technology Has Influenced Patient Care

Posted by Kellie Collier on Jul 26, 2017 2:02:28 PM

In today’s world, technology has impacted almost every major industry. Your wants and needs are now at your fingertips thanks to technological advances like Facebook, Google and smartphones.

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Topics: Insider

What is a Pharmacy Benefit Manager?

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Jun 7, 2017 9:38:47 AM

Pharmacy Benefit Managers, or PBMs, have gotten a lot of attention over the last few years.  The terms get thrown around whenever insurance is brought up, whether it be health insurance or workers’ comp insurance.  If you haven’t heard the term PBM, chances are you have heard of specific PBMs - like Express Scripts or CVS Caremark. And odds are you probably have a prescription card in your wallet with one of those names on it.

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Topics: Insider

Making a Difference in Customer Care

Posted by Erin Leavitt on May 3, 2017 9:03:37 AM

By the time you’ve reached IWP’s Customer Care team, you’ve probably had it with the workers’ compensation system. Many of our patients are referred to IWP by their doctor or attorney after having difficulty filling their prescription medications at a local pharmacy.

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Topics: Insider

3 Reasons to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Posted by Kellie Collier on Apr 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Twice each year, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) hosts their National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This initiative aims to provide a safe and effective way for the general public to dispose of prescription drugs, while also providing education on potential prescription drug abuse. On this day, the public is encouraged to visit local collection sites, which include fire departments and police stations, to forgo any unused or unwanted prescription medications – without question.

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Topics: Insider

How to Safely Dispose of Medications

Posted by Kellie Collier on Mar 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

With the rise of prescription drug abuse and more than half of polled teens saying it’s easy to get prescription drugs from their parent’s medicine cabinet, its clearer now more than ever that practicing medication safety at home is utterly important.

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Topics: Insider

Raising Awareness During Heart Health Month

Posted by Kellie Collier on Feb 2, 2017 11:43:07 AM

Each February, thousands of Americans raise awareness for the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States – heart disease. Heart Health Month has become an annual event filled with fundraisers and local events in support of researching efforts to help millions of Americans minimize the risk of heart disease.

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Topics: Insider

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