Louisiana Workers Comp Cost Higher Than Most

Louisiana Outpatient Services Get Higher Workers Comp Payments, Premiums Higher In a recent survey of 16 states, conducted by the Workers Compensation Research Institute, Louisiana workers comp payments for medical care were higher, and growing faster, than other states surveyed. The WCRI study, CompScope Medical Benchmarks for Louisiana 14th Edition, found that medical payments from workers comp grew 7% per year from 2006 to 2011 – a faster growth rate than other states surveyed. The major contributor to the high workers comp payments … [Read more...]