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Second Large Consolidation Voids $2M in Liens 11/16/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1019 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 27 min read
Steven Howser was convicted of conspiring to pay $8,000 in kickbacks to a Southern California doctor who ordered durable medical equipment from his company. As a result, the Division of Workers’ Compensation is wiping out about 1,000 liens with a claimed value of at least $1....Read More

Court Grants Pacific Hospital CFO Reprieve From Prison Sentence 11/16/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 656 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 54 min read
The chief financial officer who tracked kickback payments to facilitate the spinal kickback scheme at Pacific Hospital of Long Beach will not serve time in prison, a reward for the substantial assistance he has provided prosecutors since sentencing. ...Read More
DWC Moves Satellite Office in Eureka 11/16/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 284 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 63 min read
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has moved its office in Eureka. The office is now located in the state office building at 409 K St., Room 201. The division said the office phone...Read More

FDA: Unapproved Drugs Add to Intrathecal Pump Risk 11/16/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 165 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 19 min read
Intrathecal pumps, drug-delivery systems that have been controversial in workers’ compensation, are the subject of a warning issued Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. ...Read More

Veto Override Required Compromises and Fancy Legislating 11/16/2018
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: IL | Segment: Top | 188 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 64 min read
Backroom negotiations and lobbyist involvement are rarely associated with changes that benefit the many over the few. But talks this week between business groups and physicians led to the Illinois state Senate’s approval of a bill that could mean more doctors will sign up to treat injured w...Read More

Seaman Had 'Legal Remedy' for Injuries Even Though No Foreign Court Had Jurisdiction 11/16/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 64 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 11 min read
A Texas appellate court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a foreign seaman’s lawsuit against a Houston-based vessel owner, finding he had a legal remedy available even though no other country would take jurisdiction over his claims. ...Read More

Rising Medical Taking Over Bill Review for Montana State Fund 11/16/2018
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 122 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 145 min read
Rising Medical Solutions will take over as Montana State Fund’s bill review and payment vendor on Jan. 1, the carrier said in a newsletter emailed on Thursday. ...Read More

AmTrust Posts Another Third-Quarter Loss 11/16/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 204 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 64 min read
AmTrust Financial Services Inc. has reported a third quarter net loss of $84.5 million, compared to a net loss of $175 million in the third quarter of 2017. ...Read More

Ambulatory Center Surgeries Not Always Cheaper, WCRI Finds 11/16/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 114 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 182 min read
Knee and shoulder surgeries usually cost less at ambulatory surgery centers compared to hospital outpatient departments, but there are exceptions in some states, according to a new report from the Workers Compensation Research Institute. ...Read More

State Auditor Adopts Proposed Revisions to Classification Manual 11/16/2018
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 95 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 19 min read
The Montana State Auditor announced that it has adopted revisions to classification codes for retirement living centers, limousine and taxi companies, digital photography, manufacturing and repairing drones, and auto body shops. ...Read More
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