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BWC Announces Last Fraud Convictions of 2017, First of 2018 01/22/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 123 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 3 min read
The owner of a Northeast Ohio cleaning company was ordered to serve 30 days of house arrest and pay $14,000 in restitution after she pleaded guilty to three counts of workers’ compensation fraud earlier this month. ...Read More
 
 

BWC to Review ODG and Formulary for 'Continuing Viability' 01/22/2018
State: TN | Segment: SOUTH | 172 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 33 min read
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has amended its medical treatment guidelines under Chapter 0800-02-25, effective Feb. 5. The ...Read More
 
 

Bills Would Amend Several Provisions of Workers' Comp Law 01/16/2018
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 175 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Rep. Bruce DeGroot, R-Chesterfield, has introduced legislation that would amend and repeal several provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Law. ...Read More
 
 

Bureau Notifies Stakeholders of Online Requirements 01/16/2018
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 156 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation says in a notice to all insurers that upon acceptance of their medical fee review applications, emails will be sent to the health...Read More
 
 

Burbank Approves Work Comp ADR With Firefighters 01/15/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 402 | 0 | Popular with Legal
City officials in Burbank approved an alternative dispute resolution process with firefighters intended to expedite resolution of medical disagreements. ...Read More
 
 

Bureau to Host Public Hearing on Rule Amendments to Chapter 4167 01/15/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 118 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will hold a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 20 to consider four new and amended rules to Chapter 4167 of the Ohio Revised Code. ...Read More
 
 

Burst Pipe Triggers Temporary Agency Relocation 01/15/2018
State: IN | Segment: NORTH | 112 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A water pipe break has forced the temporary relocation of the Workers’ Compensation Board. The board has moved to the offices of the Indiana...Read More
 
 

Bill Would Limit Opioids Prescriptions in Most Cases 01/12/2018
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 239 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 22 min read
Arizona physicians would not be allowed to prescribe more than a five-day supply of any opioid medications in most cases, under a bill introduced in the state Senate. ...Read More
 
 

BWC to Host a Pair of Safety and Health Conferences 01/12/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 129 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Registration has opened for two annual health and safety conferences hosted by the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. ...Read More
 
 

Bill Would Allow Waiver of Penalties for Uninsured Employers 01/11/2018
State: UT | Segment: WEST | 128 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 457 min read
Legislation proposed in the Utah Senate would allow the Division of Industrial Accidents to waive or reduce penalties against uninsured employers in some circumstances. ...Read More
 
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