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Assessments for Second Injury Fund Eliminated for 2018 02/01/2018
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: SC | Segment: Top | 194 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 30 min read
Employers could get another round of rate reductions after notification by the Department of Insurance that insurers no longer will be forced to pay assessments into the Second Injury Fund. ...Read More
 
 

Auto Parts Maker Fined After Worker's Finger Amputation 02/01/2018
State: GA | Segment: SOUTH | 82 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
A Georgia auto parts manufacturer is facing proposed federal penalties of $129,336 after a worker suffered a finger amputation. HP Pelzer Systems A...Read More
 
 

Agency Cracking Down on Nursing Facility Assessments and Forms 01/31/2018
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 81 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 81 min read
The Executive Office of Health and Human Services has clarified its procedures for collecting user fee assessments from nursing facilities out of compliance with the quarterly user fee payments and form submission requirements. ...Read More
 
 

Alternative Mousing Techniques Proposed to Reduce Repetitive Strain 01/29/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 374 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 11 min read
Could the solution to certain repetitive strain injuries be right at our fingertips? Some in the workers’ comp industry are recommending ...Read More
 
 

Alliance PT Acquires Franklin Rehab 01/29/2018
State: WI | Segment: NORTH | 83 | 0
Alliance Physical Therapy Partners has acquired a majority ownership stake in Franklin Rehabilitation, which has two physical therapy clinics in the Milwaukee suburb of Franklin. ...Read More
 
 

Alliant Hires Steve Reisler as VP in Fair Haven 01/29/2018
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 90 | 0
Alliant Insurance Services has hired Steve Reisler as vice president in its Alliant Americas division. ...Read More
 
 

Amended Reform Bill Would Adopt ACOEM Guidelines 01/26/2018
State: AK | Segment: WEST | 185 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
An amended workers’ compensation reform bill would require that the medical treatment in Alaska’s workers’ compensation system comport to recommendations in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine’s guidelines. ...Read More
 
 

Appropriations Committee Passes PD Rating Bill 01/22/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 933 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 18 min read
The California Assembly Appropriations Committee unanimously passed a bill that would specify criteria that doctors must consider when determining impairment resulting from occupational breast cancer. ...Read More
 
 

Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of State Fund RICO Case 01/19/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1072 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 75 min read
Broad liability releases in lien settlements prevent California’s State Compensation Insurance Fund from suing Accident Help Line and providers that the carrier says overbilled for medical treatment, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. ...Read More
 
 

A.M. Best Affirms PacificComp's Rating After Acquisition by CopperPoint 01/18/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 312 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
A.M. Best has removed the ratings of comp carrier Pacific Compensation Insurance Co., also known as PacificComp, from review. A.M. Best on W...Read More
 
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