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Understanding Changes to California’s Workers’ Compensation Drug Formulary

Drug formularies help determine which prescription drugs offer the best value.

Unlike national programs such as Supplemental Security Income and state-federal partnerships like Medicaid, the structure and the funding of WC initiatives are entirely determined by statehouses.

What is Value-based Drug Pricing?

Value-based drug pricing could lead to greater affordability of prescription drugs.

VBP is designed to improve accountability for treatments and align patient/plan payments accordingly.

An Update on the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis continues to loom in healthcare, as more individuals become addicted to and die from lawful and illegal forms of opioids. While controlled substances such as heroin are to blame for much of the problem, prescription medications are also a contributor. Variation in how physicians treat chronic pain and non-nerve-related back pain and […]