Archive for June 2012

Joe Paduda Comments On the Impact of ACA

Joe Paduda comments on the potential impacts of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act upon the workers’ compensation system.  Read Paduda’s blog here…

Federal Health Care Bill – Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has found that the Affordable Care Act was essentially constitutional, when the penalties were reclassified as taxes.  This is such a fundamental change in the economics of the health care delivery system that it is impossible to speculate with any accuracy what the impact may be to the supply of providers, […]

Paduda comments upon narcotics in WC and recent NCCI study

Narcotics dispensed on WC claims, the frequency has exploded over the past few years, using medications primarily designed for mid to late stage cancer pain treatment for back pain, knee pain, etc.  The statistics are alarming…