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Emerging Issues

15 02, 2021

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

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

18 01, 2021

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

By |January 18th, 2021|Emerging Issues|0 Comments

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

18 03, 2020

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

By |March 18th, 2020|Emerging Issues|0 Comments

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.

1 10, 2019

Do Treatment Guidelines and Formularies Work? (October 2019)

By |October 1st, 2019|Emerging Issues|0 Comments

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

4 07, 2019

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

By |July 4th, 2019|Emerging Issues|0 Comments

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

25 10, 2018

Oregon Report 2018 – One “Big” Takeaway on Workers’ Compensation “Reforms” (October 2018)

By |October 25th, 2018|Archive|0 Comments

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

23 09, 2018

Big Brother Is Watching; How About Big Insurers or Big Pharma?

By |September 23rd, 2018|Archive|0 Comments

The emergence of electronic prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) in every state over the last 20 years has provided physicians, [...]

30 03, 2018

Is A Myth Driving the Response to the Opioid Crisis? (March 2018)

By |March 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

  Since 2013 the number of opioid prescriptions written by doctors has gone down dramatically (see Chart #1 at bottom [...]

15 02, 2018

Who Should Decide?

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INTRODUCTION   The current wave of legislative activity in the workers’ compensation world is the introduction of legislation creating formularies. [...]

5 02, 2018

The Blame Game on Opioids and How to Find a Solution

By |February 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The current opioid epidemic has “…claimed more lives than the HIV/AIDS crisis at its peak.” Time Magazine, November 13, 2017, p.15. Policy makers have taken notice of the epidemic and state legislatures have enacted various bills over the last year; President Trump declared the opioid epidemic to be a national public health emergency on October 26, 2017.