PRI Mission Statement

Our goal is simple: to provide honest, action-oriented information to medical professionals.

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Insurance Funded Research

Learn the details behind most insurance-sponsored “research”.

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Independent Analysis

The best way to insure honest results is to conduct truly independent analysis by experts without bias.

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Article Archive

This archive contains seven articles of interest to our Members published from 2016 to 2018.

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The PRI Commitment

  • Committed to supporting physician autonomy in treating patients.
  • Committed to rigorous examination of research being used to influence public policy.
  • Committed to the proper care of patients.
  • All doctors, unlike insurance claim representatives or government bureaucrats, take an oath “to do no harm.”

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Emerging Issues

E-Prescribing Laws: How Does Your State Compare? (March 2020; Updated: June 2021)

Stirred by the opioid crisis, state legislatures began enacting E-prescribing laws which required prescriptions for certain medicines to be sent electronically to the pharmacy. The notion was that electronic transmission would cut down on fraudulent paper transactions.

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Oregon Report 2020 – The Rates Keep Dropping and a Lot (February 2021)

On a biennial basis, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services publishes a ranking of the states with respect […]

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Workers’ Compensation – “And The Money Keeps Rolling In” – To Insurers – Take II (February 2021)

Updated information since our last post of July 2019 reveals that the “unprecedented level of underwriting success” has continued unabated.

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Substantial Federal Tax Savings Available to Physicians in Private Practice (January 2021)

Here is what needs to be done to take advantage of this tax savings.

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Do Treatment Guidelines and Formularies Work? (October 2019)

Formularies are a standard feature in health insurance and now are appearing in the workers compensation area.

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PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM (PDMP): HOW DOES YOUR STATE COMPARE (September 2017)

49 states (Missouri still out) and the District of Columbia have established Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) which track certain schedule drugs and provide a database which can be accessed by doctors, licensing authorities and law enforcement.

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