Monthly Archives: August 2015

In local news:

U.S. District Judge Lance M. Africk ordered the federal government to pay the full cost of restoring the wetlands around MRGO.

In neighboring news:

The Oklahoma Supreme Court received a brief last week in another suit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s revised workers’ comp statute.

WCAC Assesses Potential Adoption of ODG Formulary at August Meeting

The August meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) held yesterday at the LABI conference center in Baton Rouge centered around the potential implementation of a closed formulary for workers’ comp based on the Work Loss Data Institute’s “Official Disability Guidelines.”

In regulatory news:

The FDA is alerting healthcare professionals not to administer to patients compounded or repackaged drugs that have been stored in 3- and 5-mL syringes manufactured by Becton Dickinson.

In medical news:

Dr. Michael Choo, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Paradigm Outcomes has penned an essay on the “outcomes based” trend.

In local news:

National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty 360 released the second of two videos commemorating Hurricane Katrina.