Workers' Compensation

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Impact of Florida Law Targeting Physician-Dispensed Opioids: Results Show More Reform Required
Posted on 7 Aug 2013 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The latest report on Florida from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) is a trifecta in the sense that it addresses topics that arguably are the current “top three” workers’ compensation drug... Read More

Impact of Reform on Prevalence/Costs of Physician-Dispensed Drugs - WCRI Study Shows Promising Results Overall of Amending Reimbursement Rates
Posted on 20 Sep 2013 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. Enhancing the regulation of physician-dispensed drugs is one tactic that workers’ compensation jurisdictions use in the war against the opioid epidemic that is costing workers’ compensation systems millions of dollars... Read More

Combatting the Evils of Opioid Addiction: When the Cure Is Worse Than the Disease
Posted on 10 Mar 2013 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. LexisNexis Online Subscribers: Citations below link to Lexis Advance. Bracketed citations link to lexis.com. The numerous ills associated with workers’ compensation claimants (claimants) abusing prescribed opioids is a... Read More

How Washington State Is Beating the High Cost of Prescription Drugs
Posted on 20 Nov 2011 by John Stahl

Washington State Combines Preferred Drug List and Volume Buying By John Stahl, Esq. Like the weather, increasingly high costs of the deluge of prescription drugs prompt complaints by everyone who provides workers’ compensation coverage... Read More