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  • Medical Marijuana and Opioid Analgesics in Workers' Compensation

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    • Optum Workers' Comp
    | Sep 22, 2016
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    Medical Marijuana, Opioids
    Medical marijuana and opioid analgesics continue to challenge the workers’ compensation system. During a recent webinar, our experts discussed the impact of medical marijuana and opioid analgesics on the body systems, as well as their influence on a claim.


  • Side Effects of Opioid Analgesics

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    • Optum for Workers' Compensation
    | Sep 16, 2016
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    Pain Management, Opioids
    During a recent webinar, our experts shared points to consider as you work with claimants who are prescribed opioid analgesics.


  • Discharge Planning from Acute Care

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    • Optum for Workers' Compensation
    | Sep 13, 2016
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    Ancillary
    During a recent webinar, our experts reviewed several items to be aware of as you manage claims that require discharge planning


  • California Releases Draft Formulary Rule

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    • Optum Workers' Comp
    | Sep 09, 2016
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    Formularies, Workers' Compensation
    The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has released a draft of the proposed drug formulary rule. This is a highlight summary of the proposed rule.






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