Date:July 5, 2011
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Announcement: Implementation of OWCA Medical Guidelines Delayed

The implementation of Office of Workers' Compensation Administration (OWCA) medical guidelines for the treatment of injured workers has been delayed.

District Judge Michael Caldwell on Thursday, June 30, heard a motion for preliminary injunction filed by the Louisiana Association of Self Insured Employers to block the implementation. Judge Caldwell said he plans to rule by Friday, July 8.

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