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Amendments Adopted for Medical Reimbursements, Payment Rules 01/17/2018
State: TN | Segment: SOUTH | 172 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has adopted amendments to three rules that become effective Feb. 25, and deal with inpatient hospital and medical fee schedules and rules for medical payment. ...Read More
 
 

Agency Withdraws Expedited Rule for Intervention Practices 01/17/2018
State: MN | Segment: NORTH | 154 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings has posted notice that it intends to withdraw proposed rules under the expedited rule-making process regarding workers&rsqu...Read More
 
 

Appropriations Committee Plans Hearing on Breast Cancer Rating Bill 01/16/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 284 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
The California Assembly Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing Thursday on a bill that would specify how impairment ratings for breast cancer claims must be calculated. ...Read More
 
 

Agency Cracking Down on Rejected Settlements 01/15/2018
State: MD | Segment: SOUTH | 120 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Workers’ Compensation Commission is trying to reduce the volume of rejected settlements at the intake stage. In a ...Read More
 
 

Acquisition of Stonetrust Insurance Finalized 01/12/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 223 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The acquisition of Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Co. by Wintaai Holdings Ltd. has been completed, effective Jan. 1. ...Read More
 
 

AmTrust's Founding Family Proposes Privatization 01/11/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 436 | 0 | Popular with Medical | 38 min read
Following a troubled year in 2017, AmTrust Financial Services announced that a private equity firm and members of its founding family want to privatize the company by buying all the common stock the family doesn’t already own. ...Read More
 
 

AAPAN to Expand Work Comp PBM Advocacy 01/10/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 114 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The American Association of Payers, Administrators and Networks is planning to increase its advocacy efforts in 2018 to educate state legislators and regulators about the value of workers’ compensation pharmacy benefits managers, the organization said. ...Read More
 
 

Adelin Vinas Moves Up to Atlantic Region Claims Director for MEMIC 01/10/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 129 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Workers’ compensation carrier The MEMIC Group has promoted Adelin Vinas to the position of claims director of the Atlantic Region, which includes MEMIC’s Florida, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey offices. ...Read More
 
 

ACOEM Guidance Warns About Costs of Obesity 01/09/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 329 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Employers pay a high price for worker obesity, whether it’s from elevated employee medical costs, more absences from work or an increase in workplace injuries, according to the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. ...Read More
 
 

Attorney, Local Politician Robert Prisco Sworn In as WCJ 01/09/2018
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 147 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
Attorney and local politician Robert Prisco was sworn in as a New Jersey workers' compensation judge last week, the Burlington County Times reported. ...Read More
 
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