TAMPA, Fla., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Walls, R.Ph., the Chief Clinical and Compliance Officer for myMatrixx, a full-service pharmacy benefit management and ancillary medical services company, will speak at the Public Risk Management Association's (PRIMA's) 2012 Annual Conference. Along with the City of Tampa's Risk Manager Michael Laperche, MBA, CSP, RMPE, Walls will examine the thorny issue of prescription drug diversion in workers' compensation.
Walls and Laperche will discuss the risks, costs, and dangers of drug diversion and the potential for employers and other workers' compensation payers to be held liable for misuse of a claimant's prescription. They also provide practical strategies for identifying and stopping drug diversion and preventing fraud.
Scheduled for June 5 starting at 9:45 a.m., "Drug Diversion: A New Type of Risk" is part of the workers' compensation track at PRIMA's Annual Conference, which will be held at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee June 3 through 6, 2012. For more information on the conference or to register, please go to PRIMA's website.
myMatrixx is a full-service pharmacy and ancillary medical benefit management company focused on the workers' compensation market. By combining advanced technology, clinical expertise and comprehensive reporting, myMatrixx simplifies the management of claims. Our results driven solutions deliver reduced costs for our clients and improve outcomes for their injured workers. For more information, visit www.mymatrixx.com.
The mission of the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) is to promote effective risk management in the public interest as an essential component of public administration. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, PRIMA is the largest risk management association dedicated solely to the practice of risk management in the public sector. PRIMA's membership is made up of more than 1,500 entities in over 1,000 jurisdictions.
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