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Physicians and Drug Companies Strike Back at Attempts to Curb Drug Costs
Posted on 14 Apr 2016 by Roger Rabb

Are reform efforts aimed at controlling the costs of physician-dispensed drugs having the desired effect? It appears not, at least in California, Florida, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Tennessee. In recent years, at least 20 states have made legislative... Read More

Generic Drug Pricing Transparency: Kentucky, North Dakota and Arkansas Fight the Good Fight
Posted on 17 Jun 2013 by Robin E. Kobayashi

At the heart of the health care crisis in this country are rising drug costs. How do we control drug costs, particularly generic drugs that account for 80 percent of prescriptions? This year Kentucky became the first state in the nation to enact a... Read More

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

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

TN: Payment Per Claim of Drugs Prescribed to Injured Workers in Tennessee Was Typical of States in New Study
Posted on 6 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

CAMBRIDGE, MA - The average payment per claim of prescription drugs used to treat injured workers in Tennessee was fairly typical of the states examined in a new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). The 16-state study by the... Read More