TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Doctors are disputing a state report in Florida saying drugs dispensed by physicians directly to patients are raising workers' compensation rates.

The Florida Medical Association said in a statement issued Tuesday that doctors were unfairly targeted in the annual report released last week by the Office of Insurance Regulation.

The report notes that premiums paid by employers have dropped 56 percent since passage of a 2003 law designed to reduce rates although they have increased in each of the past three years.

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