Summer Pharmacy Happenings!

Summer has brought in some changes in the pharmacy realm offering us additional potential to mitigate claims! The lowest Average Wholesale Price has been impacted by drugs which went generic, seen price drops and newly available to the market.  Drugs that went generic: Duexis® (ibuprofen/famotidine) 800mg-26.6mg tablet – $33.09 to $11.08 for the generic; 66.5%… Read more »

Dangers of Combining Opioids and Benzodiazepines

Opioids are not the only prescription drugs fueling injured worker’s addiction, risk of overdose deaths as well as cost of therapy. Extreme dangers are associated with combined use of benzodiazepines and opioids.

Price Slash on a Commonly Seen MSA Drug — Omeprazole

Well, for those of us who developed an ulcer or have one in the works, either from this past year or the high Part D cost, here is some good news! Omeprazole, in the 40mg prescription strength, has seen a significant slash in the lowest average wholesale price (AWP) – see Table 1. Table 1… Read more »