Last November, CVS sent letters to certain Florida doctors informing them that “CVS will not be able to fill prescriptions that you write for Schedule II narcotic controlled substances.” Today, we ... Read More
Given the apparent success to-date of the TCF Phase 1, now the focus shifts to Phase 2 for cleaning up the “legacy claims” (those with a Date of Injury prior to 9/1/11).Every jurisdiction has the issue of ... Read More
Morale hazard is loosely defined as the presence of an outside item or system that affects typical behavior. I like to use an example of SUV-type vehicles. Because of added safety features and the ... Read More
The first phase of the Texas Closed Formulary was made effective 9/1/11 and required the preauthorization of all Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) “N” drugs for new Work Comp claims. This was a ... Read More
Employers are continually searching for ways to reduce workers compensation costs. Triage, where a nurse immediately assesses the employee's medical condition and in some cases arranges for the ... Read More
The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation recently awarded grants to a handful of businesses in an effort to reduce worker injuries.
According to information from the Ohio BWC, more than $217,000 ... Read More
West Fraser, Inc. v. Windell Caldwell, Sr.
On January 13, 2012, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released an opinion wherein it reversed a Trial Court's finding of compensability. The matter was ... Read More