Alabama Self-Insurers Association Winter Workshop Features Session on Opioid Management in Workers’ Compensation

PRIUM’s Mark Pew discusses medical management strategies for intervening in cases involving inappropriately high uses of opioids

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--()--Mark Pew, senior vice president of PRIUM, presents strategies for reducing opioid use on workers’ compensation claims at the Alabama Self-Insurers Association Winter Workshop.

Pew shares ways to identify potential problems early in the claim, to collaborate with treating physicians on pharmacy regimens using evidence-based guidelines, and how to help opioid-dependent and addicted claimants regain control of their live and return to work. Describing the weaning process and typical time line, the session offers objective criteria for selecting the most appropriate functional restoration and chronic pain management programs.

The session is part of the Alabama Self-Insurers’ Association Winter Workshop being held Jan. 16 to 17 at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center in Birmingham, Alabama. For conference details, please see https://asiaal.worldsecuresystems.com/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=192786.

About PRIUM

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.

Contacts

For PRIUM
King Knight Communications
Helen Knight, 813-690-4787
helen@kingknight.com

Release Summary

PRIUM's Mark Pew discusses ways to reduce opioids on workers' compensation claims at AL Self Insurers Winter Workshop.

Contacts

For PRIUM
King Knight Communications
Helen Knight, 813-690-4787
helen@kingknight.com