WC and Marijuana Legalization Part 8: What impacts will state or federal legalization have on Medicare-set-Asides?

This is the eighth in a multi-part series on the effects of the ongoing legalization of marijuana in the worker’s compensation insurance ecosystem. In case you missed them here’s part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six and part seven. This series is being ran in preparation for a panel on “Legalization of Marijuana and the Impaired Workforce” that … Read more

WC and Marijuana Part 7: For states with an integration of workers’ compensation and medical marijuana programs, what additional costs should insurers cover beyond the drug itself?

This is the seventh in a multi-part series on the effects of the ongoing legalization of marijuana in the worker’s compensation insurance ecosystem. In case you missed them here’s part one, part two, part three, part four, part five and part six. This series is being ran in preparation for a panel on “Legalization of Marijuana and the Impaired Workforce” that … Read more

WC and Marijuana Part 6: Does potentially compensable medical marijuana fit in a state’s workers’ compensation drug formulary?

This is the fixth in a multi-part series on the effects of the ongoing legalization of marijuana in the worker’s compensation insurance ecosystem. In case you missed them here’s part one, part two, part three, part four & part five. This series is being ran in preparation for a panel on “Legalization of Marijuana and the Impaired Workforce” that the author … Read more

WorkComp and Marijuana Part 5: What opportunities exist to create beneficial relationships between the workers’ compensation and marijuana industries?

This is the fifth in a multi-part series on the effects of the ongoing legalization of marijuana in the worker’s compensation insurance ecosystem. In case you missed them here’s part one, part two, part three & part four. This series is being ran in preparation for a panel on “Legalization of Marijuana and the Impaired Workforce” that the author is … Read more

Marijuana and WC Part 4: Educating Medical Providers under a Prescription-Based Model in Workers’ Compensation

This is the third in a multi-part series on the effects of the ongoing legalization of marijuana in the worker’s compensation insurance ecosystem. In case you missed them here’s part one, part two and part three. This series is being ran in preparation for a panel on “Legalization of Marijuana and the Impaired Workforce” that the author is moderating … Read more