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Accident Fund Holdings Aims to Improve Control of Drug Utilization and Quality of Care with Change in Pharmacy Benefit Manager
Date:5/22/2012

LANSING, Mich., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., the tenth largest workers' compensation insurer in the United States, has begun the transition from Medco Health Solutions to Express Scripts as their new pharmacy benefit manager.  Express Scripts leverages its advanced analytics capabilities and insights generated by its team of experienced researchers to develop innovative solutions that drive out waste and help improve outcomes for injured workers.  Accident Fund Holdings anticipates increased savings and reduced healthcare costs for their clients as a result of partnership with Express Scripts.

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"Our investments in new medical technology, in addition to the range of programs provided by Express Scripts will enhance our ability to monitor the level of care provided to our injured workers," Cathy Whitford, implementation business lead for Accident Fund Holdings, said.  "It also gives us a higher level of control and deeper understanding of the treatment process. This will facilitate product improvements and help ensure a healthy and productive return to work for our injured workers."

The Express Scripts suite of products will now be available to all of Accident Fund's operating companies, improving availability, consistency and quality of service. Express Scripts provides effective network management strategies like the ExpressComp® National Network, First Fill and Paper Bill Conversion program to reduce the cost of using out of network pharmacies and third party billers. In addition, home delivery from the Express Scripts Pharmacy reduces costs while improving dispensing accuracy.  Express Scripts partners with clients in a multi-faceted approach to managing narcotics, including early i
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