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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/13/2012) – Doctors Joined Brotherhood of Fraud, Now Banned From Treating Injured Workers

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

Kentucky: Injured Worker May Choose His or Her Own Pharmacy

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 a pharmacy. The court observed that since 1996, the...