NU Online News Service, Dec.9, 1:11 p.m. EST

The inflation rate for workers' compensation drug costs, which had been slowing, has now increased 7.5 percent, driven upward by overuse of medication, according to a new poll.

Madison, Conn.-based Health Strategy Associates' (HSA) announced the findings after its Sixth Annual Survey of Prescription Drug Management in Workers' Compensation.

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