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New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is the latest to file a lawsuit accusing major pharmaceutical manufacturers of downplaying the risks of overdose and addiction when marketing narcotic painkillers, and creating the opioid epidemic.
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The Department of Labor and Industry’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has released the range of fees charged by utilization review organizations and peer review organizations for 2016 under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
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The Department of Labor and Industry’s Workers’ Compensation Division has given notice that, effective Oct. 1, payments for non-critical access hospital inpatient discharges will be adjusted upward by 6.81%, from $183,523 to $196,021.
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Ambulatory surgery centers say the North Carolina Industrial Commission misused the state’s temporary rule-making process to undercut a court decision that invalidated its ASC fee schedule.
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The head of the California Assembly Insurance Committee wants to eliminate any doubt as to whether lawmakers intended to require the suspension of executives such as former Pacific Hospital of Long Beach owner Michael D. Drobot following a conviction for certain crimes.
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A.M. Best is projecting a $5.1 billion net underwriting loss for the U.S. property and casualty industry for the first half of 2017, even greater than the $2 billion underwriting loss in the first half of last year.
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The Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council will recommend that lawmakers enact a hybrid Medicare-based medical fee schedule with prices that are consistent with the average negotiated price of group health plans statewide.