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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Act - Individual Mandate Is Constitutional, Medicaid Expansion Is Limited
Posted on 28 Jun 2012 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In a sweeping opinion covering four issues addressed over three days of oral argument, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28 found that the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) does not bar challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable... Read More

Workers’ Compensation Under Romneycare Provides Clues for Nationwide Future of Systems
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. Uncertainty regarding how the U.S. Supreme Court deciding that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was constitutional would impact workers’ compensation systems makes this a good time to review an expert’s... Read More

Experts, Officials, Media Offer Their Two Cents on U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision on Affordable Care Act
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The U.S. Supreme Court announcing its decision that the Affordable Care Act, also known as ACA and Obamacare, was constitutional was a “where were you” moment in American history. Key quotes from the majority and dissent... Read More

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Insurance Industry, Including Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 7 Jul 2012 by Robin E. Kobayashi

In an interview with wrintv.com, Dr. Robert Hartwig of the Insurance Information Institute gave a rundown on the impact of the ACA on the insurance industry, now that the Act has been declared constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court: Health care... Read More

Cost-Shifting of Workers’ Compensation Expenses: Study Says Third Parties Pick Up Most of the Bill
Posted on 20 Jul 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. A study that J. Paul Leigh, Ph.D. , and James P. Marcin, MD, MPH conducted addressed cost shifting that occurred when the workers’ compensation system did not absorb the entire cost of a compensable incident. They reported... Read More

An American Sickness: How Workers’ Compensation Fell into the Same Abyss as Health Insurance
Posted on 11 Dec 2017 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By Richard B. Rubenstein, Esq., Rothenberg Rubenstein Berliner Shinrod LLC Stakeholders in the Workers’ Compensation community can proudly proclaim that our system was quite literally the first form of health insurance in America, preceding Blue... Read More

The Blessing and the Curses of Compounded Drugs: Insurer Pulls Coverage Following Meningitis Outbreak
Posted on 2 Jul 2013 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The FDA website defines “pharmacy compounding” as “a practice in which a licensed pharmacist combines, mixes, or alters ingredients in response to a prescription to create a medication tailored to the medical needs... Read More

Workers’ Compensation Centennial 1911-2011- California: Justice, Equality and a Decent Life
Posted on 16 Mar 2011 by David Bacon

In 150 Years, San Francisco Bay Area Working Families Have Made Progress, But Still Fight for the Same Goals In the hundred and fifty year history of workers in the San Francisco Bay Area, the watershed event was one that happened 70 years ago –... Read More

Experts, Officials, Media Offer Their Two Cents on U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision on Affordable Care Act
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The U.S. Supreme Court announcing its decision that the Affordable Care Act, also known as ACA and Obamacare, was constitutional was a “where were you” moment in American history. Key quotes from the majority and dissent... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Act - Individual Mandate Is Constitutional, Medicaid Expansion Is Limited
Posted on 28 Jun 2012 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In a sweeping opinion covering four issues addressed over three days of oral argument, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28 found that the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) does not bar challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable... Read More

Cost-Shifting of Workers’ Compensation Expenses: Study Says Third Parties Pick Up Most of the Bill
Posted on 20 Jul 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. A study that J. Paul Leigh, Ph.D. , and James P. Marcin, MD, MPH conducted addressed cost shifting that occurred when the workers’ compensation system did not absorb the entire cost of a compensable incident. They reported... Read More

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Insurance Industry, Including Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 7 Jul 2012 by Robin E. Kobayashi

In an interview with wrintv.com, Dr. Robert Hartwig of the Insurance Information Institute gave a rundown on the impact of the ACA on the insurance industry, now that the Act has been declared constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court: Health... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (3/18/2011)
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Subsequent Injury, Accidental Injury, Unexplained Injury, Collateral Source, and Defamation Suit . Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Workers’ Compensation Under Romneycare Provides Clues for Nationwide Future of Systems
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. Uncertainty regarding how the U.S. Supreme Court deciding that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was constitutional would impact workers’ compensation systems makes this a good time to review an expert’s... Read More

Workers’ Compensation Centennial 1911-2011- California: Justice, Equality and a Decent Life
Posted on 25 Aug 2011 by David Bacon

In 150 Years, San Francisco Bay Area Working Families Have Made Progress, But Still Fight for the Same Goals In the hundred and fifty year history of workers in the San Francisco Bay Area, the watershed event was one that happened 70 years ago –... Read More