Can an insurer submit medication prescription requests to utilization review (UR) even where those medications have been repeatedly authorized before?
That question has been hotly debated in California workers’ comp circles after a recent WCAB...
In McCool v. Monterey Bay Medicar , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB panel rescinded the WCJ’s award of medical treatment in the form of Oxycontin, Norco and Lyrica to the applicant who sustained an industrial low back injury on 9/17...