The CDC released the first module in a new online training series to help clinicians apply its opioid prescribing guidelines for adults with chronic pain.
LASIE announced the details of its 2017 annual conference.
Much like last year’s session, workers’ compensation as a target for lawmakers’ goals appears to be taking a backseat to the state’s ever-looming budget woes. However, several bills have been filed that could impose a pharmacy formulary and restrict opioid prescribing. Stick with Louisiana Comp Blog for full coverage of comp-related happenings until the Session ends on June 8th.
An analysis of two U.S. payor databases has found a 3.11 percent infection rate for spinal cord stimulation implants.
Texas Mutual Insurance Co. has awarded a combined $1 million in grants to 10 community colleges across Texas.
Florida Deputy Chief Judge of Compensation Claims David Langham addressed legal marijuana and civil forfeiture in a recent post.
The Florida Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously passed a workers compensation reform bill on Thursday.
Texas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax has passed away following a battle with cancer.
New numbers from the Bureau Labor Statistics reveal that education and health care are still king when it comes to available employment across the country.
New LifeCare Specialty Hospital of North Louisiana issued a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification to announce the permanent closure of its hospital in Ruston, all 167 employees will be affected.