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Optum offering workers’ comp continuing education webinar on medical marijuana and opioid analgesics in workers’ compensation

by Optum for Workers' Compensation | Sep 06, 2016
WHO: Brian Allen, Vice President of Government Affairs, Optum Workers' Comp 
Lavonya Chapman, Esq, RN, CMSP, Optum Workers' Comp 
Tron Emptage, Chief Clinical Officer, Optum Workers' Comp 
Robert Hall, Corporate Medical Director, Optum, Workers' Comp 
Brenda Wood, PharmD, BPharm, Clinical Services, Optum Workers' Comp 

WHAT: Medical marijuana and opioid analgesics in workers’ compensation 
It seems that you can’t turn on the news without finding a story about medical marijuana or opioid analgesics. Both topics have become common themes in our society and in the workers’ compensation industry. Join us for a one hour webinar during which our experts will discuss their impact on the claimant, the employer and the insurer. You’ll explore what can be done to control utilization and how the use of medical marijuana or opioid analgesics can impact claim settlement and establishing a Medicare Set-Aside allocation. You’ll gain valuable insight on what to monitor and what questions to ask as you manage claims. 

WHEN: Thursday, September 8, 2016. 1:00 p.m. EST 

WHERE: Online Webinar 

REGISTER: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4285374428478401537 

INFO: http://helioscomp.com/resources/education