On a biennial basis, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services publishes a ranking of the states with respect [...]
Since 2013 the number of opioid prescriptions written by doctors has gone down dramatically (see Chart #1 at bottom [...]
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.
The opponents to workers’ compensation reform in Illinois have consistently raised the argument that the 30% fee reduction ordered by [...]