Strategies Needed by Workers’ Comp Industry to Tackle Opioid Abuse

 Friday, September 12, 2014

 Business Insurance

Workers compensation professionals need a comprehensive strategy to address the risk of opioid abuse among injured workers, speakers said Thursday at the 2014 California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference. One reason the workers comp industry needs to address opioid addiction is that regulators are now paying closer attention to the issue, said Roman Kownacki, medical director, Occupational Health Services for Kaiser Permanente Northern California.
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