Ohio BWC: Workers’ Comp Rx Formulary Protects Injured Workers, Saves Over $20 Million

 Tuesday, January 28, 2014

 WorkCompWire

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors recently heard a presentation highlighting the result of changes made to its pharmacy management program in recent years, including a reduction in prescriptions of some of the most commonly overused drugs, and total drug cost savings of more than $20 million since 2011. The pharmacy program changes were introduced following direction from Gov. John Kasich to focus on improving injured worker care while finding ways to reduce prescription drug abuse.
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