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New Hampshire state senators plan to introduce a bill that would allow injured workers to obtain a second independent medical exam from a doctor of their choosing if they’re dissatisfied with the results of the first exam, which is performed by doctor chosen by their employer or its insuran...Read More
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The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board has added 80 medical personnel to its list of providers authorized to treat injured workers, and removed 87 others who had been authorized to render treatment or conduct independent medical examinations.
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OAKLAND, Calif. — A sparsely attended hearing on proposed permanent rules to suspend providers from California’s workers’ compensation system yielded a request for better ways to identify those no longer allowed to treat injured workers, a call for guidance on the retroacti...Read More
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A Democratic senator representing Fort Lauderdale filed a bill Wednesday that would place certain obligations on professional employer organizations (PEOs), also known as employee leasing companies.
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The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board has adopted an emergency rule to implement legislation that allows the Jockey Injury Compensation Fund to self-insure its workers’ compensation risk, according to ...Read More
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A parade of tearful first responders, spouses and survivors who were prepared to testify against a PTSD presumption bill reversed course Tuesday after the sponsoring senator dropped a set of qualifying conditions.
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Workers’ comp insurers and third-party administrators are having a harder time closing claims than they did three years ago, as more than half who participated in a recent survey reported a closure ratio of less than 100%.