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Republicans in the Illinois House of Representatives are using the 10-day special session, called by the governor to get a budget passed, to take another run at overhauling the state’s workers’ compensation system with a Medicare-based fee schedule and drug formulary.
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The Supreme Court of Tennessee's workers' compensation panel found that Tennessee courts had jurisdiction over two Tennessee truckers' workers' compensation claims because evidence existed of a "substantial connection between Tennessee and the employer-employee relationship.&...Read More
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The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will hold a public hearing at 2 p.m. Aug. 16 on the filing of notices of appeal and other proposed amendments.
The applicable rules are 0800-02-22.01 through 0800-02-22.05.
Any party can appeal a workers’ compensation judge’s o...Read More
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The West Virginia Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's ruling that an inmate participating in a work-release program for the state does not qualify for workers' compensation benefits.
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Investment manager Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd. has invested $20.1 million in preferred shares in a reinsurance vehicle that will assume $35.3 million of seasoned workers’ compensation liabilities.
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As expected, the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a bill that includes adoption of a drug formulary and other cost-saving reforms, but also creation of a state fund and a prohibition against “excessive” workers’ compensation rates.
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The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that there is no hourly standard for determining whether a worker is capable of performing sustained remunerative employment on a part-time basis, and that the Industrial Commission properly determined that a worker capable of working four hours per day was not totall...Read More