DULUTH, Ga.--()--PRIUM’s Chief Strategy Officer Michael Gavin will discuss “Navigating Regulations for the Best Outcomes in Pain Management” at the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association’s (SCWCEA’s) Medical Conference. The conference takes place at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, S.C. from Feb. 24 through Feb. 26, 2013.
“Navigating Regulations for the Best Outcomes in Pain Management”
Gavin’s session, starting at a 9 a.m. on Tues., Feb. 26, takes an in-depth look at several states’ regulations and discusses how workers’ compensation professionals can use existing medical and legal tools to reduce the use of potentially dangerous and addictive opioids. The presentation also examines the pros and cons of pain- and drug-management initiatives such as closed formularies, utilization review law changes and direction of care in several states including Texas, Calif., Mass., Wash., and S.C.
SCWCEA is a non-profit organization of over 800 workers' compensation professionals from throughout the United States. SCWCEA conducts seminars and programs to educate those involved with workers’ compensation claims in S.C. For more information, please see http://www.scwcea.org/2013_medsem/home.html
PRIUM is a URAC-accredited utilization review and medical cost management company focused on managing the use, abuse and cost of prescription drugs. Based in Duluth, Ga., PRIUM can be reached at 888-588-4964 or by visiting www.prium.net. For insight and commentary on medical management issues in workers’ compensation, please visit PRIUM’s blog at http://prium-evidencebased.blogspot.com.