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New Blog Post: Why? Because They Can - The prescription drug pricing scheme in the United States is set up in a way that makes it relatively easy for companies to change pricing, embracing the free market approach to pharmaceuticals.  Kaleo, a pharmaceutical company, has recently taken advantage of this in conjunction with the opioid and heroin epidemic that has swept the country. Naloxone is a drug that can reverse a heroin or opioid overdose, and was approved by the Food and Drug Administ...

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New Blog Post: CMS Announces “Re-Review” Process for Workers’ Compensation MSAs

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New Blog Post: Elsewhere, in… Virginia - A federal court in Virginia ruled that a Medicare Advantage Organization was permitted to pursue recovery against a law firm and lawyer for failure to reimburse conditional medical expenses arising out of an automobile accident.  The court found that the Medicare Secondary Payer statute created a private cause of action for the Medicare Advantage Organization to sue the law firm to recover the conditional payments. The court reasoned: “Although not b...

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New Blog Post: Gas Pipelines Within State Waters May Extend OCSLA

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New Blog Post: Claimant, Not Employer, Committed Fraud - The issue of fraud, prevalent in the workers’ compensation arena, once again reared its head in a case before the Third Circuit Court of Appeal of Louisiana.  Claimant was employed as a cook for Employer, and fainted in the course and scope of her employment.  It was thought that she had a stroke, and she was immediately sent to the hospital via ambulance.  After receiving medical attention, a stroke was ruled out, but it was determin...

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New Blog Post: First Circuit Overturns Award of Fees and Penalties

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New Blog Post: First Circuit Addresses Issues of Medical Causation and Fraud

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New Blog Post: Filing a Comp Claim Does Not Toll Prescriptive Period for Malpractice Action

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New Blog Post: Are These the Droids You’re Looking For? - Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance, an insurance firm in Japan, laid off more than thirty claims reps and replaced them with an artificial intelligence system that can calculate payouts to policy holders.  These employees are being replaced with a system based on IBM’s Watson Explorer, which is said to be able to analyze and interpret data, text, images, audio and video.  It will be able to read and process medical records, and the company...

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New Blog Post: Oil Rebound May Lead to Increased Risk of Work-Related Injuries
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