BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PRIUM’s Scott Yasko will lead a roundtable discussion on “Worker’s Compensation - Medical Marijuana: Educating Providers and Claims Adjusters” at the 2014 CLM Annual Conference.
Yasko is a national account executive for PRIUM, a medical intervention company specializing in managing chronic pain and the prescription drug issues surrounding it. He will be joined by Julie Fortune of Arrowpoint Capital and Angela Henderson with BerkleyNet to consider how medical marijuana may affect employers and workers’ compensation providers.
Starting on April 10 at 10:10 a.m., the session will examine the clinical risks and benefits, including the effect that medical marijuana has on claimants who are taking opioids. Other discussion points include legal liabilities and physician licensure issues and the probability of states mandating payment for medical marijuana.
PRIUM is a silver sponsor of the 2014 CLM Annual Conference. Produced by the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), the conference will be held April 9-11 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Fla. The CLM sponsors educational programs, provides resources and fosters communication among all in the industry. CLM’s Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors. To learn more about the CLM, please visit www.theclm.org.
An Ameritox solutions provider, PRIUM sets the industry standard for workers’ compensation medical interventions through its ability to secure higher agreement rates and to help ensure compliance with modified treatment plans. The hallmark of the medical intervention company’s success is a collaborative physician engagement process encompassing evidence-based medicine, clinical oversight, and jurisdictional guidelines to facilitate optimal financial and clinical outcomes. PRIUM helps eliminate unnecessary treatment through a comprehensive approach that includes complex medical interventions, utilization reviews, urine drug monitoring, and independent medical exams. 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.