Components and Drivers of Trend for Top 10 Workers' Compensation Therapy Classes

Ranked by 2013 Overall Per-User-Per-Year (PUPY) Cost


COST/Rx UTILIZATION NEW DRUGS OVERALL
THERAPY CLASS AVERAGE TREND AVG RX/USER TREND PUPY COST TREND PUPY COST TREND
Narcotic Analgesics $133.41 3.1% 3.84 -3.0% $0.00 0.0% $512.93 0.0%
Anticonvulsants $142.73 6.1% 1.04 6.5% $0.00 0.0% $148.87 13.0%
NSAIDs $103.17 19.4% 1.41 1.4% $0.07 0.1% $146.05 21.1%
Antidepressants $136.49 10.6% 1.00 3.8% $0.03 0.0% $137.01 14.9%
Dermatologicals $297.13 9.2% 0.46 5.7% $0.18 0.2% $135.62 15.5%
Skeletal Muscle Relaxants $78.34 6.5% 1.15 -0.5% $0.08 0.1% $89.99 6.0%
Ulcer Drugs $131.31 3.2% 0.42 8.3% $0.00 0.0% $55.44 11.8%
Compounded Medications $1,299.13 29.8% 0.03 71.9% $0.48 2.5% $43.75 125.6%
Hypnotics $104.59 4.1% 0.38 -2.9% $0.00 0.0% $39.41 1.1%
Antipsychotics $413.69 9.1% 0.08 0.1% $0.00 0.0% $34.73 9.2%
Top 10 Therapy Classes $136.67 8.9% 9.83 0.6% $0.85 0.1% $1,343.81 9.6%
Other Therapy Classes $100.32 5.2% 2.57 3.1% $1.81 0.8% $259.99 9.2%
TOTAL $129.13 8.2% 12.40 1.1% $2.66 0.2% $1,603.79 9.5%