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Gov. Eric Greitens on Monday signed an executive order to create a prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri, the only state that does not yet have such a system, which is widely regarded as a key tool in combatting the opioid epidemic.
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The status and implications of legal challenges to the constitutionality of workers’ compensation statutes in different states will be a topic covered during a webinar today hosted by Marsh.
The free webinar, which begins at 2 p.m. Eastern time, will also discuss recent and potentia...Read More
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is now offering to re-evaluate Medicare set-aside amounts that it has already approved in cases where medical cost projections have substantially change, a step that may allow more workers’ compensation claims to move to settlement.
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Oregon’s Medical Advisory Committee will continue its review of whether spinal cord stimulators should be compensable under the state’s workers’ compensation law, during an Aug. 4. Meeting.
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Maximum monthly disability compensation increased to $3,802.17 for injuries sustained on or after July 1 to correspond with an increase in the state’s average weekly wage, the Nevada Division of Industrial Relations announced.
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Workers’ comp case managers should start taking a closer look at medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids for managing injured workers’ pain, a One Call Care Management vice president told an audience at the 2017 Case Management Society of America conference in Austin, Texas, th...Read More