- Drain services company fined $1.5M for deadly trench collapse
- Louisiana considers workers comp drug formulary
The prospect of a workers compensation drug formulary has made it to the Louisiana Legislature, in line with state trends that provide guidelines for medications that doctors can prescribe for injured workers.
- Claims manager expands PBM platform with acquisition
Mitchell International said pharmacy solutions provider PMOA Inc. will be integrated into its existing ScriptAdvisor PBM platform.
- Employers urged to prepare for OSHA rule changes despite delays
“It’s better to plan for what will happen if a rule goes into effect so that you’re able to comply,” an expert says
- AmTrust denies federal investigation after whistleblower reportedly surfaces
An auditor, who secretly taped conversations with colleagues about AmTrust accounting practices, is working with federal investigators, the Wall Street Journal reported.
- Construction firms cited after workers suffer electrical burns
- Carpenter’s opioid overdose after work injury not compensable
The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled that the man’s drug abuse was unrelated to his work accident.
- California mulls anti-fraud unit within comp division
California lawmakers are slated to hear the details on a proposed law that would create an anti-fraud division within the state’s Division of Workers’ Compensation.
- New York passes budget with workers comp reforms
Changes include a prescription drug formulary and relief for first responders seeking comp benefits for PTSD.