Hartford Teams Up to Offer Workers' Comp Program. (Property/Casualty).Hartford Financial Services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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tr.v. in·jured, in·jur·ing, in·jures
1. To cause physical harm to; hurt.
2. To cause damage to; impair.
3. workers to obtain their medicine. The pharmacy benefit management A Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) is a third party administrator of prescription drug programs. They are primarily responsible for processing and paying prescription drug claims. program is operational nationwide and is applicable to all Hartford commercial and specialty-risk services customers.
The program helps injured workers get their workers' comp prescriptions filled quickly and easily from more than 90% of the nation's retail pharmacies, said Ron Behm, assistant vice president, medical provider programs, at Hartford.
Once the claim is reported to the Hartford, the injured worker informs the participating pharmacist pharmacist /phar·ma·cist/ (fahr´mah-sist) one who is licensed to prepare and sell or dispense drugs and compounds, and to make up prescriptions.
n. that a prescription is related to a workers' comp injury. The pharmacist enters eligibility related information into a database, which facilitates verification and prescription claims processing. Medications are dispensed at no cost to the injured worker.
The program includes retail pharmacy discounts and permissible generic drug generic drug, a drug sold or prescribed under the nonproprietary name of its active ingredients or under a generally descriptive name rather than under a brand or trade name. substitution when appropriate.
The program uses a network of more than 50,000 pharmacies across the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . Unlike other drug benefit programs, employers don't have to issue prescription identification cards and injured workers don't have to pay expenses out-of-pocket.
Tmesys, a service of a division of PharMerica Inc., a subsidiary of AmeriSource Bergen, a provider of institutional pharmacy services to the disabled and elderly, offers 24-hour online prescription review and eligibility verification. Multilingual assistance is also available.