In industry news:

Liberty Mutual established a formalized claims-review process to determine whether circumstances warrant paying for medical marijuana requested by a workers’ compensation claimant, according to coverage from Roberto Ceniceros of Risk & Insurance at RIMS 2017. It appears that the Boston-based carrier is the first to take this approach. Representatives of Liberty Mutual, speaking at RIMS, explained that the new marijuana claims workflow was established primarily because the doctors treating an injured worker for the medical cause of their claim are often not the same as the doctors prescribing medical cannabis.

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