The Long, Winding Road of Drug Pricing
April 10, 2022
One of the most persistent and complex challenges facing workers’ compensation claims administrators and insurers is managing prescription drug costs. The problems around prescription drugs are pervasive throughout the health care industry, have been around for over a century, and cover a wide range of issues including accessibility, efficacy and cost. For workers’ compensation payors, cost has been the most challenging issue.
Ask the Pharmacist
February 13, 2022
Are there times when it’s better to dispense a brand drug instead of its generic equivalent? Before answering that it would be good to briefly review some basic information regarding the differences between brand name and generic medications.
Top Auto Casualty Trends to Watch in 2022
January 27, 2022
The year 2021 brought new challenges to the auto insurance industry—from frequent shifts in miles driven to significant staffing shortages. As we enter 2022, insurance carriers will need to manage many of these trends expected to continue. To help you prepare and navigate what’s next, here are Enlyte’s top 2022 predictions:
Workers’ Compensation: 2022 Trends & Predictions
January 27, 2022
As we enter 2022 still mired in the COVID-19 pandemic, the workers’ compensation industry faces another challenging year, with payers continuing to cope with staffing shortages, evolving regulatory changes and more. To help you navigate what’s next and understand this year’s top trends, we’ve outlined Enlyte’s top 2022 workers’ compensation predictions:
P&C Industry Claims Severity: Trends, Drivers and Mitigators
January 25, 2022
Claim severity has always been top of mind for the P&C industry. While the pandemic has certainly had an impact on claims costs, there are several drivers behind claim severity trends varying by market. While it is important to note what is behind claims costs, it is equally important to understand how to mitigate severity and control costs.
Release of Generic Medications for Workers' Comp in 2022
November 15, 2021
Next year twenty-eight drugs relevant to workers’ compensation are expected to become available as generics. These formulations will be made available once the original drug manufacturer’s brand name period of exclusivity has expired.
FDA Approves Combination NSAID/Opioid Seglentis
October 21, 2021
On October 18, 2021, Seglentis was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Seglentis contains tramadol, a short-acting opioid, and celecoxib, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and is indicated for adults in the management of acute pain that is severe enough to require an opioid analgesic and for which alternative treatments are inadequate.