PPO Litigation in Louisiana Update (12/1/2010): Louisiana Supreme Court Reverses Third Circuit

Are Discounts Below the Fee Schedule Permitted? The Third Circuit in Agilus Health v. Accor Lodging North America ,2009-1049 (La. App. 3d Cir. 3/10/10), 32 So3d 1120 held that providers could not agree to be paid less than the fee schedule [See also, Central Louisiana Ambulatory Surgical Center...

Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Law Changes 2012

By Denis Paul Juge, Esq., Juge, Napolitano, Guilbeau, Ruli, Frieman & Whiteley, djuge@wcdefense.com The following is a summary of the 2012 legislative amendments to the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act. The major law changes were at the urging of the business community. The OWC also sponsored...

Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Law Changes 2012

By Denis Paul Juge, Esq., Juge, Napolitano, Guilbeau, Ruli, Frieman & Whiteley, djuge@wcdefense.com The following is a summary of the 2012 legislative amendments to the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act. The major law changes were at the urging of the business community. The OWC also sponsored...