On Tuesday, AmTrust Financial Services Inc. reported that it saw a decrease in the proportion of opioid receivables from 60% in 2017 to 25% in the fourth quarter of 2018.
based Pharmacy Compensation Manager Optum Workers Comp and Auto No Fault, also revealed that at the end of six months 2018, the insurer lowered 13,000 opioid prescriptions the term "uncertain" or "unnecessary".
Melissa Burke, Southington, Connecticut-based manager of managed care and clinical for Amtrust, told Business Insurance that "proactive tools" are used to help manage recipes for injured workers.
All prescription permits – necessary for all new opioid prescriptions ̵
"We will be looking for opportunities to improve this program," she says.