The first candidate was rather famously rejected by Kansas Secretary of Labor Lana Gordon.
Imprise Financial’s first protected cell will insure certain contractual liability risks of NWAN, Inc., a third-party administrator.
Given the soft market conditions, reinsurer consolidation is likely to continue as companies consider M&A.
Oregon Man Awarded $5M for Abuse by Priest
By Joan Collier
Goodbye Until 2016
By Joan E. Collier
That big sinkhole you see forming in central Florida is the 8,000+ people leaving the 70th annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference late today.
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Researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins have published a paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association looking at the impact of opioid prescribing in Florida after PDMP and pill mill reforms were put in place. The results are "statistically significant." But statistical significance and public health impact are clearly two different things.
There’s a LOT of activity around the country related to drug formularies. Four states (OH OK TX and WA) have implemented formularies and at least 4 more are considering doing so (CA, ME, MT, TN). (AR was scheduled to do so this year but pulled back)
We are a nation in pain. According to the National Health Interview Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention here in Atlanta, more than 25 million of us experience pain on a daily basis for a minimum of 90 days. That's 11.2% of adults in this country. And a full 126 million adults (that's nearly 56% of us) reported some type of pain in the 90 days leading up to the interview.
A prominent issue for many work comp payer execs is the continued consolidation in the medical management space; as the big get huge, there are fewer and fewer choices for payers to turn to.