Obamacare and workers’ comp – Part 2 of 9

Monday we kicked off the discussion of the impact of PPACA/Obamacare/health reform on workers’ comp with a review of the (very limited) direct impact of reform on comp.  Today it’s the the impact of increased group and Medicaid insurance coverage on … Continue reading Obamacare and workers’ comp – Part 2 of 9

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Compounds – the stench of corruption

There’s a bill in the US House of Representatives that would greatly expand compounding, drastically reduce the FDA’s ability to oversee compounding, and eliminate many of the desperately-needed controls on this occasionally-deadly and often-abused practice. Why anyone thinks this is … Continue reading Compounds – the stench of corruption

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Healthcare reform implications for workers’ comp, Part 1

With Congressional efforts to repeal/replace/revise ACA behind us for now, it’s time to consider what all this means for workers’ comp. First up – Medicaid expansion Currently 32 states have expanded Medicaid; 19 have not. Expect more states to consider … Continue reading Healthcare reform implications for workers’ comp, Part 1

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