State: CO | Segment: WEST | 353 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
Colorado voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot initiative that would have created a universal health care system to cover all medical treatment, including care for work injuries.
The Colorado Secretary of State reports that 79.7% of voters opposed Amendment 69.
The measure would...Read More
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 265 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 32 min read
An advisory group convened to identify ways to improve Hawaii’s workers’ compensation system is considering the possibility of tying reimbursement for vocational rehabilitation to how quickly injured workers are back on the job.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 549 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 49 min read
The Valley Industrial Claims Association will hold its last educational luncheon of the year on Nov. 8, on the topic of narcotics abuse.
Marianna Kritsberg of Genex Services, a national managed care provider with locations throughout California, will deliver the presentation. The talk wil...Read More
State: KS | Segment: NORTH | 412 | 0 | Popular with Medical
The Kansas Insurance Department has approved an 8.4% decrease in the voluntary base rate, and a 7.8% decrease for assigned risk rates, effective Jan. 1.
The department attributed the decrease in the voluntary market to fewer claims, and lower medical and indemnity costs.
Over the ...Read More
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 3088 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 3 min read
New Jersey residents injured in work-related car crashes may recover medical expenses from third-party tortfeasors, and workers' compensation insurers have a right to be reimbursed for the medical expenses they paid, the Superior Court of New Jersey's appellate division determined.&n...Read More
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 661 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
The September installment of the Valley Industrial Claims Association's educational luncheon series will feature a presentation called "Essentials of Psych Reporting and Deposing Psych Doctors."