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Emerging Issues

18 03, 2020

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

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 [...]

1 10, 2019

Do Treatment Guidelines and Formularies Work? (October 2019)

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

PRI has considerable interest in formularies as they replace physician judgment in the selection of appropriate medicines.  For prior posts [...]

4 07, 2019

Workers’ Compensation – “And The Money Keeps Rolling In” – To Insurers (July 2019)

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

Since its creation in January 2016, PRI has developed an ever increasing interest in tracking insurance company profitability in the [...]

25 10, 2018

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

By |October 25th, 2018|Emerging Issues|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?

By |February 15th, 2018|Archive|0 Comments

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, [...]

14 09, 2017

A PRIMER ON FORMULARIES ‒ THOSE HERE AND THOSE COMING (September 2017)

By |September 14th, 2017|Archive|0 Comments

A PRIMER ON FORMULARIES ‒ THOSE HERE AND THOSE COMING WHAT’S NEXT? The next wave of legislative activity in the [...]

18 07, 2017

Heavyweight Fight Between Governor Rauner and Speaker Madigan: And The Winner is Standard and Poor’s (July 18, 2017)

By |July 18th, 2017|Dysfunction In The Land of Lincoln|0 Comments

As the 2017 Illinois legislature sputters to a close, the Democrats, with some Republican help, passed a state budget heavy [...]