States Move Forward with Lawsuits Against Opioid Manufacturers

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Oct 10, 2017 10:32:00 AM

Purdue Pharma has gotten a lot of not-so-great coverage over the last few years.  As the opioid epidemic continues to plague much of America, Purdue is facing more than just bad press for manufacturing and selling OxyContin.  In the last few months, five states and a handful of cities have filed lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and other similar pharmaceutical companies, claiming they engaged in deceptive marketing practices when it came to opioids like OxyContin.

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State of the States, October 6

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Oct 6, 2017 2:40:00 PM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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State of the States, September 29

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 29, 2017 11:58:26 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Why Can't I Choose My Pharmacy Under Workers' Comp?

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Workers' compensation is not like traditional health care, and your coverage isn’t like your normal health insurance coverage.  The reason? Because under workers’ compensation your employer is paying for your treatment. For the most part, you aren’t expected to put out any money when receiving workers’ comp benefits. 

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Topics: Legislative, Workers' Compensation

State of the States, September 22

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 22, 2017 11:24:10 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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State of the States, September 15

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 15, 2017 12:28:34 PM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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State of the States, September 8

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 8, 2017 2:16:23 PM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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State of the States, September 1

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 1, 2017 11:21:01 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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State of the States, August 25

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 25, 2017 11:48:21 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Vermont is Leading the Charge in First Responder Coverage

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Mental health has gotten a lot of attention in the last few years.  Mental health coverage, even more.  But what’s got legislators really moving is mental health coverage for first responders under state workers’ comp statutes. 

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Topics: Legislative, Workers' Compensation

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