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Legal Barriers To Implementing International Providers Into Medical Provider Networks For Workers' Compensation, Richard Krasner Aug 2012

Legal Barriers To Implementing International Providers Into Medical Provider Networks For Workers' Compensation, Richard Krasner

Richard Krasner

Over the last twenty years, medical costs associated with lost time workers’ compensation claims has risen dramatically, despite efforts to reform the system. Medical tourism, a popular option for many seeking lower cost health care, is one option that has yet to catch on. Issues of quality of health care in other countries is no different for workers’ compensation patients, as it is for health care patients, and with accreditation from the Joint Commission International (JCI), hospitals that cater to medical tourists offer better care at lower cost than most U.S. hospitals offer. Certain procedures, common to workers’ compensation ...


The New First Amendment And Its Implications For Combating Obesity Through Regulation Of Advertising, Tamara R. Piety, Samantha Graff Dec 2011

The New First Amendment And Its Implications For Combating Obesity Through Regulation Of Advertising, Tamara R. Piety, Samantha Graff

Tamara R. Piety

This chapter reviews the recent decisions of the Supreme Court as they bear on attempts to combat childhood obesity through regulating marketing and concludes that attempts to regulate marketing will face substantial First Amendment obstacles in the courts.


Medical Malpractice And The Insurance Underwriting Cycle, Tom Baker Jan 2005

Medical Malpractice And The Insurance Underwriting Cycle, Tom Baker

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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