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Longshore, Coal Mine Rate Decreases Proposed 12/12/2017
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 103 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau has proposed a rate decrease of 9.97% for benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. And the Coal Mine Compensation Rating Bureau has filed for a 2.1% loss cost decrease for workers' compensation insurance, for ne...Read More

DWC Lifts Bulletin Extending Comp Deadlines in Disaster Area 12/12/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 109 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation has lifted a bulletin, effective Jan. 10, that that tolled deadlines for procedures in counties impacted by Hurricane Harvey. ...Read More

Court Orders Restitution for Asbestos-Removal Whistleblower 12/12/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 70 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A judge and jury have ordered an Albany-based asbestos abatement and demolition company to pay $173,794 to a former employee who was fired in June 2010 after reporting improper asbestos removal practices at a school work site in Gloversville, New York. ...Read More

Alleged Con Artist Charged With Failure to Secure Comp Coverage for Company 12/12/2017
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 132 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A woman who was arrested in July for allegedly posing as an engineer in an attempt to dupe the City of Homestead into awarding her a $33.3 million construction contract has been arrested again on charges of failure to secure workers' compensation coverage and running an organized scheme to de...Read More

Proposed Opioid Rules Draw Flurry of Feedback 12/12/2017
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 164 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The North Carolina Industrial Commission has released written public comments received in response to the draft opioid utilization rules developed by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Opioid Task Force. ...Read More

2 Plead Guilty to Working While Receiving Benefits 12/12/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 108 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A carpenter convicted of workers' compensation fraud for working while collecting benefits must reimburse the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation more than $23,000, the BWC announced Friday.  ...Read More

Rules Proposal Would Continue Horse Racing Injury Compensation Board 12/12/2017
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 129 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The New Jersey Horse Racing Injury Compensation Board has proposed rules to continue its existence, with changes to reflect an increase in the assessment rate authorized by the Legislature and to improve wording. ...Read More

Formulary Rules Approved for Jan. 1 Implementation 12/11/2017
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 806 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Even though California regulators revised prescription drug formulary rules twice before adopting a final version that takes effect Jan. 1, uncertainty about how the workers’ compensation system will adapt to the changes leaves open the possibility of more revisions in the future ...Read More

Comp Underwriting Profit Moving Onto Shakier Ground, Analysts Say 12/11/2017
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 280 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The workers’ comp industry is on track to end this year with an underwriting profit, according to analysts, but 2018 may be a different story, as ongoing rate decreases could move insurers toward the break-even point. ...Read More

Doctor Removed From Comp System Over Compounds 12/11/2017
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: TX | Segment: Top | 353 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Fort Worth doctor has agreed to not treat, examine or consult with other physicians regarding injured workers by signing a consent order demanded by the Texas Division of Workers' Compensation for his alleged unnecessary prescribing of compound medications. ...Read More
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