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New CMS Life Expectancy Table Effective July 19, 2010

Lansing, MI (CompNewsNetwork) - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has published its 2006 United States Life Tables. Effective July 19, 2010, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin referencing the CDC's Table 1: Life table for the total population: United States, 2006...

CDC Posts Latest Report on Prescription Drug Overdoses

The authors call for mandatory education for physicians as a prerequisite for obtaining Drug Enforcement Administration registration. Read more at the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report .

CDC Reports on Worse States for Binge Drinking by Adults and Impact on Work Productivity

The CDC reports that 38 million adults binge drink, 4 times a month, with 8 drinks on average per binge. Drinking causes 80,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, and costs the economy $223.5B in terms of health care expenses, crime and lost productivity at work. State Rankings - Percentage of Adults...

National Workers' Comp News Roundup (1/23/2012): Powered by Larson's

NCOIL Conference to Address Physician Repackaging, Volunteer Firefighters, Migrant Workers . PCI Announces 2012 State Advocacy Priorities, Need to Combat Rising WC Costs . National Drug Abuse Summit to Be Held April 10-12, Orlando, FL . CDC Posts Latest Report on Prescription Drug Overdoses...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (10/15/2012)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: WCRI Studies Show Impact of Recession, Reforms on 16 State WC Systems . Insurance Execs Seek WC Rate...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (12/21/2012)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: SMART Act Passed by House to Streamline Medicare Secondary Payment Program . NCCI Posts Study on Role...