Author Archives: Comp Blog Staff

In safety news:

To help employers participate and plan events for Safe + Sound week, June 12th-18th, OSHA has updated its webpage with sample activities, social media resources, and tools.

In neighboring news:

TDI issued a reminder to employers in the state that the grace period to submit workers’ compensation paperwork is coming to a close.

In medical news:

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.

Comp in the Capitol: Start Your Engines

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.

In medical news:

An analysis of two U.S. payor databases has found a 3.11 percent infection rate for spinal cord stimulation implants.

In editorial news:

Florida Deputy Chief Judge of Compensation Claims David Langham addressed legal marijuana and civil forfeiture in a recent post.