Workers' Compensation

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Affordable Care Act Case-Shifting Incentives May Result in Increased Medical Costs for Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 2 Oct 2015 by Thomas A. Robinson

As incentives within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) push more and more patients toward so-called “capitated” health insurance plans—in which payments are “prospectively” made to health care providers... Read More

Stephen Levit, M.D. on Spinal Manipulation Under Anesthesia: Is the Whole Greater Than the Sum of its Parts?
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Occupational Injuries & Illnesses S

“Spinal manipulation under anesthesia is a controversial procedure for allegedly treating spine pain using osteopathic or chiropractic manipulation techniques while the patient is under general anesthesia or conscious sedation,” explains Stephen... Read More

Edward Cremata, D.C. on Manipulation Under Anesthesia: A Safe, Effective, and Cost-Effective Procedure for Suitable Candidates
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Occupational Injuries & Illnesses S

“Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) is a generic term that describes a procedure or set of procedures designed to improve lost ranges of motion due to infiltration of fibrotic and scar tissue. Fibrosis deposition is part of the normal healing process... Read More

OK: Governor Signs Bills Impacting Workers’ Comp Court, Benefits
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Governor Brad Henry signed HB2652, a bill that requires Senate confirmation of his nominees to the Workers' Compensation Court, and that reduces the number of judges from 10 to 8, with 5 judges assigned to Oklahoma City and 3 to... Read More