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CWCI Analysis Estimates CURES Program Could Save $57 Million in Workers’ Comp Costs
Posted on 12 Jan 2013 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

As debate swirls about future funding for California’s $3.7 million a year Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES), a new California Workers’ Compensation Institute study asserts that allowing 3rd party payer... Read More

Prescription Drug Trends for 2013 Include Hard Pills to Swallow
Posted on 11 Apr 2014 by John Stahl

The recently released research from pharmacy benefit manager The Express Scripts Lab in the “2013 Workers’ Compensation Drug Trend Report” is equivalent to the State of the Union regarding prescription drug benefits for injured workers... Read More

Texas: Potential Enforcement Action
Posted on 11 Feb 2012 by Stuart D. Colburn

The Division is reminding system participants that enforcement actions may be taken against stakeholders who perform any activity in violation of the statutes or rules. Recent reminders include: A. New EDI Forms The Division created new EDI forms... Read More

CWCI Analysis Estimates CURES Program Could Save $57 Million in Workers’ Comp Costs
Posted on 12 Jan 2013 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

As debate swirls about future funding for California’s $3.7 million a year Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES), a new California Workers’ Compensation Institute study asserts that allowing 3rd party payer... 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

Texas: Potential Enforcement Action
Posted on 11 Feb 2012 by Stuart D. Colburn

The Division is reminding system participants that enforcement actions may be taken against stakeholders who perform any activity in violation of the statutes or rules. Recent reminders include: A. New EDI Forms The Division created new EDI forms... Read More

NV: Court Dismisses Stone River (formerly WorkingRx) 3rd Party Collections Claims
Posted on 7 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

LAS VEGAS, NV – In tort actions dating back to October 12, 2005, fought by ScripNet in Nevada Federal Court, Texas Federal Court, Texas State District Court, and the Texas State Court of Appeals, and following victories by ScripNet in each of the... Read More

CompPharma Publishes Terms and Definitions for Workers' Compensation Pharmacy Industry
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

MADISON , CT – CompPharma ( www.comppharma.com ), a consortium of workers' compensation pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), has compiled a directory of terms and definitions describing various aspects of the workers' compensation pharmacy... Read More