Workers' Compensation

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Uncovering the True Costs of Physician Dispensing of Drugs
Posted on 3 Feb 2017 by Roger Rabb

Do the hidden, and not so hidden, costs of physician dispensing of drugs outweigh the benefits? Drugs prescribed and dispensed directly by physicians often cost substantially more to consumers, and by extension any covering insurer, than drugs dispensed... Read More

The Back-to-School Post……and a Carrier Friendly Outcome in Delaware on the Use of Prescription Vendors
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

It seems this week that everyone is sending their little darlings back to school. Pictures all over Facebook of the ornery little so-and-so's waiting for the bus, sporting all manner of new duds, their gap-toothed little faces smiling for the cameras... Read More

Why California Workers’ Comp Is So Hard to Manage: A Snapshot of the 52nd Annual CWCI Conference
Posted on 25 Mar 2016 by Julius Young

If one was trying to track hot topics and trends in California workers’ comp, a good place to start would have been a recent March conference in Oakland attended by many prominent stakeholder representatives. Oakland’s Marriott Hotel was... Read More

Kentucky: Injured Worker May Choose His or Her Own Pharmacy
Posted on 1 Apr 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A Kentucky appellate court held that pharmacies are “medical providers” for purposes of Rev. Stat. Ann. § 342.020(1). Accordingly, the injured worker’s right to choose his or her own medical provider extended to the selection of... Read More

A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned -- Does a Delaware Claimant Have the Right to Refuse Express Scripts?
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Right now the two books on our night stand were both written by finance guru and born-again Christian Dave Ramsey. Tom is reading The Total Money Makeover and I am engrossed in Financial Peace. Dave also created a money management series called Financial... Read More

Prescriptions Part Two: Delaware IAB Once Again Preserves Carrier Right To Utilize Preferred Drug Vendors
Posted on 7 Mar 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

I am thinking that some of y'all do not read my blog. If you did, you would have read my post of 10/10/11, "A Penny saved is a penny earned: Does claimant have the right to refuse ExpressScripts?" You could have printed a copy of the ruling... Read More

Prescriptions Part Two: Delaware IAB Once Again Preserves Carrier Right To Utilize Preferred Drug Vendors
Posted on 7 Mar 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

I am thinking that some of y'all do not read my blog. If you did, you would have read my post of 10/10/11, "A Penny saved is a penny earned: Does claimant have the right to refuse ExpressScripts?" You could have printed a copy of the ruling... Read More

Out of Network/Attorney Directed and Physician Directed Pharmacies
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by Jeffrey C. Napolitano

By Jeffrey C. Napolitano Juge Napolitano Guilbeau Ruli Frieman & Whiteley Metairie, LA The total cost of providing prescription medication in Louisiana workers' compensation cases have skyrocketed in the past 3 years. This can be attributed... Read More

The Back-to-School Post……and a Carrier Friendly Outcome in Delaware on the Use of Prescription Vendors
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

It seems this week that everyone is sending their little darlings back to school. Pictures all over Facebook of the ornery little so-and-so's waiting for the bus, sporting all manner of new duds, their gap-toothed little faces smiling for the cameras... Read More

A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned -- Does a Delaware Claimant Have the Right to Refuse Express Scripts?
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Right now the two books on our night stand were both written by finance guru and born-again Christian Dave Ramsey. Tom is reading The Total Money Makeover and I am engrossed in Financial Peace. Dave also created a money management series called Financial... Read More