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California Pharmacy Fee Schedule – The “Compounding” Loophole

In 2003 California created a pharmacy fee schedule based on the Medical pricing. The establishment of a fee schedule (sb 228 and ab 227) was intended to bring significant savings to the system due to the ongoing abuses of pharmacy pricing. By-in-large the legislation worked. However there was a loophole...

How Washington State Is Beating the High Cost of Prescription Drugs

Washington State Combines Preferred Drug List and Volume Buying By John Stahl, Esq. Like the weather, increasingly high costs of the deluge of prescription drugs prompt complaints by everyone who provides workers’ compensation coverage and benefits. A November 16, 2011 session at the...

WCRI Releases Annual Study Highlighting Impact of the 2007 Workers’ Compensation Reforms in New York

Introduction In December 2011, the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute [Cambridge, MA] (“WCRI”) published its fourth annual report evaluating the effects of the so-called workers’ compensation “reforms” passed unanimously by the New York Assembly and Senate...

New York Workers’ Compensation State of Mind

Attention Lexis Online Subscribers: Citations link to lexis.com. Bracketed citations link to Lexis Advance. The 2013 Edition of New York Workers’ Compensation Handbook is now available. The following article is excerpted from the Handbook: The year 2012 saw growing controversy over the...