In continuing news:

Judge Donald Johnson of the 19th JDC in East Baton Rouge Parish granted the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Motion for Suspensive Appeal of his judgment enjoining the Medical Treatment Guidelines utilization review procedures, among other rules and pieces of the statute. Office of Workers’ Compensation Director Sheral Kellar confirmed that the suspensive appeal was signed on March 9th, 2017. In effect, this means that the 1008 and 1009 processes, as well as the Medical Treatment Guidelines and the variance process will function as usual for now.

Read more about the latest in this case from Comp Blog here.

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