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Opioids – Oxycodone and Hyrocodone Gain In Popularity

Generic Opioids Gain In Popularity- Oxycodone Opioids have been on the Workers Comp radar screen over the past few years due to their abuse and dependency by injured workers.  Hydrocodone (Vicodin) seemed to be the most popular according to the pharmacists that were contacted in 2011 and early 2012. Vicodin is

What is An Independent Medical Exam (IME)?

Independent Medical Exam Extremely Important to Work Comp The Independent Medical Exam is one of the best after-the-fact risk management and loss reduction strategies available to claim departments.  term of the day. The term mean when an insurer requests an examination of a claimant by a doctor other than the

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