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… Read more »
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,… Read more »
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… Read more »
A familiar labor vs. management battleground has sprung around the latest cost-control trend in workers’ comp: drug formularies.… Read more »
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… Read more »
We’re in one of those languid periods of California workers’ comp.
A final formulary isn’t done. Legislatively… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
Opioids are synthetic heroin. HEROIN.
Sons, daughters, cousins, brothers, nephews, uncles, mothers and friends, with ruined… Read more »
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… Read more »