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The New York Workers’ Compensation Board is advertising for a vendor to establish its prescription drug formulary, but the board appears to have narrowly tailored its program description to fit only one of the two commercial plans available.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked Endo Pharmaceuticals to remove its opioid pain medication, reformulated Opana ER, from the market due to concerns about the drug’s potential for abuse.
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The 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that a football player was not entitled to benefits from the Arena Football League because there was no employer-employee relationship between them when he was injured during the tryout process.
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Though much of the attention Louisiana lawmakers have given workers' compensation this year has gone to the issue of whether to adopt a formulary, legislators have advanced a number of other bills this year that affect the industry.
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The Illinois House of Representatives is expected before the 2017 legislative session adjourns today to pass legislation calling for a closed formulary, but supporters and opponents doubt Gov. Bruce Rauner will sign the measure because of other provisions.
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For 16 years, firefighters in Montana have been attempting to get a presumption law passed linking lung disease to their employment for workers' compensation purposes, the Great Falls Tribune wrote in a Friday feature story.