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News and highlights

Public hearing: enforcement and monitoring rules

DWC will hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to 28 TAC §§180.26 and 180.8 on Thursday, August 2, 2018, in the Tippy Foster Room at the DWC Central Office, 7551 Metro Center Drive, Suite 100 in Austin.

Dallas-area attorney charged with workers’ compensation fraud

A Travis County grand jury has indicted Leslie Casaubon of Lewisville on charges of workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly billing clients for services that were not provided, false billing, and tampering with a government record. The indictment alleges fraud of more than $400,000.

Adopted rule: compounded drugs

The adoptions exclude from the closed formulary all prescription drugs created through compounding prescribed and dispensed on or after July 1, 2018, and require preauthorization of these drugs for claims subject to and not subject to certified networks.

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