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Louisiana: Wholesale Pharmacy Providing Pharmaceuticals to Doctor for Dispensing on Consignment Basis Has No Right of Action Against Employer/Insurer
Posted on 7 Mar 2013 by Jeffrey C. Napolitano

By Jeffrey C. Napolitano, Juge Napolitano Guilbeau Ruli & Frieman, a plc, Metairie LA Wholesale pharmacies who contract with physicians to provide pharmaceuticals to them on a consignment basis for dispensing to their workers compensation patients... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (7/23/2012)
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS WILG Symposium on 40th Anniversary of Nat'l Commission... Read More

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

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

CWCI Finds Use of Compounded Drugs in California Workers’ Comp Are Down, But Payments Are Up
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

New CWCI research shows that compounded drugs accounted for a declining share of California workers’ compensation prescriptions last year following reforms intended to contain the use and associated costs of these drugs and changes in how they are... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (7/23/2012)
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS WILG Symposium on 40th Anniversary of Nat'l Commission... Read More

CWCI Finds Use of Compounded Drugs in California Workers’ Comp Are Down, But Payments Are Up
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

New CWCI research shows that compounded drugs accounted for a declining share of California workers’ compensation prescriptions last year following reforms intended to contain the use and associated costs of these drugs and changes in how they are... Read More

CWCI Study Finds Most California Workers’ Comp Drugs Are in the Medi-Cal Fee Schedule
Posted on 4 Nov 2010 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

California workers’ compensation prescription drug costs may be on the rise again, but not because of an increase in the use of drugs outside of the Medi-Cal fee schedule according to new research by the California Workers’ Compensation Institute... Read More