The latest “innovations’ in physician dispensing

Despite overwhelming evidence that physician dispensing in workers’ comp leads to extended disability, higher medical costs, and higher indemnity expense, doc dispensing continues to expand. Here’s why this is such a tough nut. Back in the day, almost all physician-dispensed drugs … Continue reading The latest “innovations’ in physician dispensing

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King V Burwell and the Supremes’ view of “standing”

“Federal courts are courts of limited jurisdiction,” the acting United States solicitor general explained to the Supreme Court in a 1990 argument. “The presumption is that they are without jurisdiction, and the plaintiff must affirmatively prove that he has standing … Continue reading King V Burwell and the Supremes’ view of “standing”

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Physician dispensing in work comp; two victories!

I know, you are as tired of reading about physician dispensing in work comp as I am writing about it.  At last, there’s some very good news. Quick refresher – docs dispensing drugs adds about a billion dollars in excess … Continue reading Physician dispensing in work comp; two victories!

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