ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PRIUM’s Scott Yasko will discuss “Medical Marijuana” as part of a panel at the CLM 2014 Medical Legal Summit. Yasko is a national account executive with PRIUM, a medical intervention company that focuses on clinically complex workers’ compensation claims, especially pharmacy.
With medical marijuana legal in more than 20 states, claims management professionals need an understanding of the nuances involved. Yasko’s panel, which includes Dr. Kathryn Bronstein of Ameritox and Rachel Brozina of Lester & Norton Law in Phoenix, Ariz., will look at utilization trends in work comp, clinical pros and cons, and considerations for addressing medical marijuana within formularies.
Yasko is responsible for maintaining client relationships and helping clients navigate complex claims. He earned his B.A. degree from Robert Morris University and his MBA from Georgia Southern University - Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.
PRIUM is also sponsoring the CLM 2014 Medical Legal Summit, which will be held at the Sheraton Orlando Downtown Hotel, Jan. 21 through 23, in Orlando. The Medical Legal Summit addresses the needs of claims professionals and attorneys involved in the management of complex medical, pharmaceutical and legal issues involving claimants and/or plaintiffs with pain and current associated complex litigation.
An Ameritox solutions provider, PRIUM sets the industry standard in optimizing workers' compensation financial and clinical outcomes. PRIUM's medical intervention program results in higher agreement rates and ensures compliance with modified treatment plans by combining physician engagement and enforcement, utilization review, urine drug monitoring and independent medical exams to eliminate unnecessary treatment. Based in Duluth, Ga., PRIUM can be reached at prium.com or 888.588.4964. For insight on workers' compensation medical issues, read PRIUM's blog at www.priumevidencebased.com.
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