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  • National
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This will be hard.

For a moment, squeeze yourself into the tight shoes of one of America’s 11 million unauthorized immigrants.

Eight million of you

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  • National
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CompPharma’s second research paper on compounds in workers’ comp was published last week. Authored by pharmacists and government affairs professionals from member pharmacy benefit managers,

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  • State: Illinois
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We find it a bit puzzling that workers’ compensation reform continues to be such a focus of concern to the extent it is seen as

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  • National
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A familiar labor vs. management battleground has sprung around the latest cost-control trend in workers’ comp: drug formularies. 

Jim

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  • National
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Earlier this year, Tower MSA summarized the California Insurance Guarantee Association’s (CIGA) case challenging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service’s (CMS) practice of claiming

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  • State: California
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We’re in one of those languid periods of California workers’ comp.

Julius Young

A final formulary isn’t done. Legislatively

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: Top
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In the midst of a nationwide opioid crisis, Texas implemented a prescription drug formulary in 2011 — not because it would save insurance companies money but

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  • State: Illinois
  • Topic: Top
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A Chicago Democrat presented new Illinois workers' compensation reform legislation incorporating a “resource-based relative value scale,” or RBRVS, as the physician-health care payment system and a cost savings

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  • State: Louisiana
  • Topic: Top
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Opioids are synthetic heroin. HEROIN.

Phil LeFevre

Sons, daughters, cousins, brothers, nephews, uncles, mothers and friends, with ruined

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  • State: Louisiana
  • Topic: Top
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Generalities plague the workers’ compensation industry, from indirectly typecasting opioid-using patients as drug addicts to characterizing physicians as narrow-minded, profit-driven narcissists, and former state officials suggesting

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