Workers' Compensation

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Utilization Rates as Primary Drivers of Workers’ Compensation Prescription Drug Costs
Posted on 5 Oct 2013 by John Stahl

NCCI Study Analyzes Medical Benefits Expenses Knowing that high prescription drug costs are a large component of the current challenges related to curbing workers’ compensation expenses is of limited value. Finding feasible methods to reduce... Read More

WCRI Study Strikes Serious Blow to Physician-Dispensed Strong Opioids
Posted on 8 Jan 2015 by Thomas A. Robinson

A significant proportion of physician-dispensed strong opioids may not have been necessary at all Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , is a leading commentator and expert... Read More

High Drug Costs Attributed to Premiums for Physician-Dispensed Prescriptions: Study Reviews Price Gap Reducing Reforms
Posted on 19 Jul 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The fact that many workers’ compensation claimants obtained prescription drugs directly from physicians was not the problem; the primary issue was that these medical professionals often charged much more than a pharmacy for... Read More

High Drug Costs Attributed to Premiums for Physician-Dispensed Prescriptions: Study Reviews Price Gap Reducing Reforms
Posted on 19 Jul 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The fact that many workers’ compensation claimants obtained prescription drugs directly from physicians was not the problem; the primary issue was that these medical professionals often charged much more than a pharmacy for... Read More