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Reducing Rx Spend By 495% - Yep, You Read That Right

Posted by Brittany Soos on Feb 24, 2016 12:15:00 PM

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Sometimes we aren't always treating the work environment to impact Return To Work.  There are many pieces of the puzzle that affect RTW, but it's the sum of all parts pushing towards the same common goal that creates success.  In this case our outcome was getting someone to a healthier state, the by-product of that was some cost savings.

This case was talked about internally, and I thought it would be interesting to share the "behind the scenes" analysis that went into not only reducing Rx spend by 495%, but more importantly getting a yes from the provider and IW, (injured worker) to begin the process of being weaned from oxycodone.  

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Topics: Reducing Rx Spend

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