Accident Fund Holdings to Present on Developing a Narcotics Management Program at National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference in Las Vegas

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff White, director of Medical Management Practices & Strategy and Paul Kauffman, director of Medical Operations for Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., will be speaking at the annual National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference in Las Vegas on Nov. 9, 2012.

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Between 55 and 85 percent of injured workers receive narcotics for chronic pain relief, resulting in astronomical financial and human costs.  Insurers and employers need strategies to deal with this epidemic.  White and Kauffman will present on a narcotics management program developed through years of monitoring opioid use and will provide conference attendees with a mechanism to get these injured workers back to work sooner.

Held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, in Las Vegas, the event takes place Nov. 7-9, 2012.

For the past 20 years, the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo has been the industry's leading training event.  For more information about this conference, visit http://www.wcconference.com/.

For more information about Accident Fund Holdings Inc., visit www.afhi.com.

Accident Fund Holdings, Inc.
Accident Fund Holdings, Inc. is a workers compensation insurance holding company conducting business through four operating units: Accident Fund Companies, located in Lansing, Michigan; United Heartland, located in New Berlin, Wisconsin; CompWest, located in San Francisco, California; and Third Coast Underwriters, located in Chicago, Illinois. Its insurance company subsidiaries are rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best.  Accident Fund Holdings is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.  For more information, visit Accident Fund Holdings' website at www.afhi.com.

SOURCE Accident Fund Holdings, Inc.



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