The opioid epidemic and your prescription drug policy: Is an update needed?

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If prescription drug abuse is impacting workers, you’re not alone. 

Seven out of 10 employers have had to deal with the effects of employees’ prescription drug abuse, according to a National Safety Council study.

And those effects run the gamut from absenteeism and selling prescriptions at work, and impaired or decreased performance and overdoses.

While it may seem like there’s little employers can do to prevent issues in this area, that’s not the case.

Painkiller alternatives

Benefits pros can work with insurers to make sure addictive prescription drugs aren’t the go-to option for every injury or ailment.

How? By

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