Workers' Compensation - Drug Trend Report


In 2016, workers’ compensation plans decreased drug spending 7.6% driven by a combination of Express Scripts clinical solutions, aggressive client management and regulatory trends.

A decrease in opioid utilization greatly contributed to the decrease in overall drug trend. However, opioids still remain the most expensive and most often used therapy class.

We know payers count on us to provide innovative solutions, clinical counsel and regulatory expertise. In 2017 and beyond, we will meet this challenge by practicing pharmacy smarter to provide the best care for injured workers while protecting payer costs.

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