Opioids proceed to say no in comp

The variety of injured employees utilizing opioids has continued to say no, from 33.3% of all injured employees in 2020 to 30.3% in 2021, in accordance with a report launched Monday by Enlyte Group LLC subsidiary Mitchell Worldwide Inc.

In finding out shopper knowledge, Mitchell, which offers pharmacy advantages administration and different providers for employers and their injured employees, additionally discovered that claims with greater dosages of opioids — measured in morphine equal dosages of 90 milligrams or extra — had been down 13% in 2021.

The report additionally confirmed that greater than half of the highest 20 states ranked by low opioid prescription quantity additionally skilled decreases in higher-dosage prescriptions in 2021.

Medication-assisted opioid dependency therapy elevated by 1.3% amongst injured employees, whereas general dependency therapy traits remained flat, in accordance with the report.

 

http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20220711/NEWS08/912351082/Opioids-continue-to-decline-in-comp

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