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Jan
30

LWCC’s got it going on

Joe Paduda

I was fortunate indeed to attend Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation’s annual provider meeting last week. Well attended, learned a lot, really enjoyed the people and the weather was really nice too. I was blown away by their office building. It … Continue reading LWCC’s got it going on

Jan
26

Thursday catch-up; total US medical spend, largest employers, and the Policy Guys Pod

Joe Paduda

CMS just reported US healthcare spending topped $4.3 trillion in 2021…almost $13,000 per person. Meanwhile work comp medical spend for 2021 was likely around $32.5 billion…or 0.74% of US healthcare spend. Government accounts for about 2/3 of total spend, among … Continue reading Thursday catch-up; total US medical spend, largest employers, and the Policy Guys Pod

Jan
25

Wildly off-topic #13 – Tanks.

Joe Paduda

Last time we talked about weapons…how many each side had, what’s been lost, and the challenges in replacing those weapons. Today’s newsfeed arrived with the VERY welcome news that Germany has OK’ed supplying Leopard 2 tanks, and we will be … Continue reading Wildly off-topic #13 – Tanks.