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

Ranked by 2014 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
Opioids $146.27 11.5% 3.33 -10.9% $0.76 0.2% $487.59 -0.5%
NSAIDs
$113.88 12.8% 1.39 0.2% $0.53 0.4% $158.33 13.4%
Anticonvulsants $158.23 8.7% 0.99 -0.2% $0.01 0.0% $156.81 8.5%
Dermatologicals
$251.61 -11.7% 0.42 0.8% $0.12 0.1% $106.03 -10.9%
Antidepressants
$121.32 -11.5% 0.85 -9.3% $0.26 0.2% $103.79 -19.6%
Muscle Relaxants $81.13 6.6% 1.05 -3.9% $0.00 0.0% $85.57 2.5%
Compounded Medications
$1,696.99 35.0% 0.03 6.8% $0.34 0.8% $59.39 45.0%
Ulcer Drugs
$129.62 -0.4% 0.41 -2.9% $0.04 0.1% $53.08 -3.3%
Antipsychotics
$449.76 8.3% 0.08 -5.9% $0.00 0.0% $35.27 1.9%
High Blood Cholesterol
$129.25 4.4% 0.27 3.1% $0.00 0.0% $34.42 7.6%
Top 10 Therapy Classes $144.88 7.0% 8.82 -5.8% $2.05 0.2% $1,280.29 0.9%
Other Therapy Classes $104.64 7.4% 2.80 -4.4% $9.63 3.4% $303.05 6.1%
TOTAL $135.17 7.0% 11.63 -5.4% $11.68 0.8% $1,583.34 1.9%