WCRI has released the fourth edition of its Hospital Cost Index.
A new CDC NCHS Data Brief suggests that more patients are using stronger opioids than they were a decade ago.
NAIC has announced plans to issue a white paper on the insurance complications inherent in “Transportation Network Companies” (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft.
Louisiana Comp Blog’s new “Women in Comp” series highlights the role of women in the workers’ comp industry in Louisiana. These exceptional business leaders will discuss their careers and backgrounds, plus explore what it means to be female in the insurance world. This month we spoke with Stephanie Ragsdale, Director of Workers’ Compensation and Risk at HSLI, based in Baton Rouge.
The four announced candidates in this year’s governor’s race will go to Baton Rouge next month for a forum focusing on small business issues.
BP appealed a federal judge’s finding of the size of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which leaves the company potentially liable to pay $13.7 billion in fines.
Peter Rousmaniere, a journalist and consultant focusing on workers’ comp, penned a commentary about the changes coming to the industry.
American Specialty Alloys has proposed a $2.4 billion aluminum mill for central Louisiana.
OSHA cracked down on neighboring states last week, slapping major fines on Texas, Florida, and Alabama violators.
HHS is distributing funds to hospitals across all fifty states for Ebola preparedness and the protection of patients and medical workers.