OH - Convicted Doctor Ordered to Repay Nearly $71K to BWC
A doctor was ordered to pay nearly $71,000 in restitution for “upcoding” patient office visits, according to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.
Dr. Kedar Deshpande on April 15 was ordered to pay the BWC $70,957 following his conviction on charges of unlawful distribution of controlled substances and false statements relati...
CA - Assembly Passes Bill Requiring Review of WCIRB Website
The California Assembly unanimously approved a measure that would require the insurance commissioner to regularly review the website of the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau.
The Assembly on Thursday voted 77-0 to pass AB 1148, by Assemblyman Tom Daly, D-Anaheim.
Current law requires the licensed rating organization — ...