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Prescription Drug Abuse in America (Part Two) – The “P” Stakeholders
Posted on 15 Nov 2011 by Stuart D. Colburn

By Stuart Colburn, Esq. This is the second part of a three-part series on prescription drug abuse in America. Part One explained “the problem ”. Part Two below identifies the “P” stakeholders involved with this epidemic: ... Read More

Louisiana: Wholesale Pharmacy Providing Pharmaceuticals to Doctor for Dispensing on Consignment Basis Has No Right of Action Against Employer/Insurer
Posted on 7 Mar 2013 by Jeffrey C. Napolitano

By Jeffrey C. Napolitano, Juge Napolitano Guilbeau Ruli & Frieman, a plc, Metairie LA Wholesale pharmacies who contract with physicians to provide pharmaceuticals to them on a consignment basis for dispensing to their workers compensation patients... Read More

CWCI Study Measures Outcomes for Claims with Physician-Dispensed Repackaged Drugs
Posted on 26 Feb 2013 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

A new California Workers’ Compensation Institute study shows that on average, California work injury claims from 2002 through 2011 that involved physician-dispensed repackaged drugs had 17 percent higher medical benefit costs, 13 percent higher... Read More