Evidence has shown that after 90 days of opioid utilization, the probability of an injured worker discontinuing opioid use is incrementally lower.
Opioid utilization has continued to decrease in workers’ compensation largely due to a decrease in prescribing and an increase in management of the claim as soon as use is identified. First Script® understands that early intervention and engagement are crucial to achieving overall improved claim outcomes.
Injured worker education is an important piece of any early
intervention program. To find out more read:
10 Questions Every Injured Worker Should Ask When Taking Opioids