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Friday, March 28, 2014

Nurse Ratched Comes To Workers' Compensation or Why Workers' Compensation Should NOT be Involved in Criminal Drug Enforcement

State officials and legislators are increasingly concerned with the over-prescription of opiates and other controlled substances for pain management in the workers’ compensation program.

A bill pending in...

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Workers' Compensation: Physicians Petition to Limit Opioid Abuse
Jul 27, 2012
The efforts to reform pharmacuetical use is a tough balancing act. The ulterior motive of cost savings and profits generates sensationalism, but what makes good medical sense and what benefits the patient should not go ...