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BWC Proposing 6.1% Rate Reduction for Local Governments 08/25/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 800 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is proposing a 6.1% rate reduction for school districts, cities and other local government employers, the bureau said in a press release Thursday. ...Read More
 
 

BWC Records 90th Fraud Conviction of 2017 08/22/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 238 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s seven recent fraud convictions of employers and injured workers brings the annual total to 90, the agency said. ...Read More
 
 

BWC: Prescription Controls Have Decreased Opioid Use 08/18/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 624 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Forty-four percent fewer injured workers in Ohio received opioids in 2016 as compared to 2011, and opioid prescriptions were down by 48% over that period, according to the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. ...Read More
 
 

Brian Allen Joins Mitchell's PBM Business 08/18/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 538 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Brian Allen has joined Mitchell as vice president of governmental affairs for the company’s ScriptAdvisor pharmacy benefit management business. ...Read More
 
 

BWC Wants Stakeholder Feedback on Proposed Fee Schedule Changes 08/18/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 489 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is seeking comments and feedback on two proposed fee schedule rules. The agency said Thursday t...Read More
 
 

Business-Friendly Work Comp Bill to Go Into Effect Aug. 28 08/17/2017
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 538 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A workers' compensation bill whose passage accomplished the Missouri Chamber of Commerce's two legislative priorities for the year will go into effect Aug. 28. ...Read More
 
 

Behavioral Health Center Fined $207K for Failing to Address Workplace Violence 08/16/2017
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 275 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The federal workplace safety agency has proposed $207,690 in penalties against a Massachusetts behavioral health facility after inspectors found it still has not implemented an adequate workplace violence prevention program.  ...Read More
 
 

Board Suspends Doctor's Treating Privileges Over 'Repeated Negligence Acts' 08/16/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 337 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The state Workers’ Compensation Board has temporarily suspended the authorization of Dr. Eric Gordon to treat injured workers after he agreed to give up his license in the wake of a California order. ...Read More
 
 

Board Temporarily Suspends Treating Privileges of Two Physicians 08/15/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 259 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The state Workers’ Compensation Board has temporarily suspended the authorization of two physicians to treat injured workers. The state Board...Read More
 
 
BWC Taps Former Industrial Commission Adviser as Chief Medical Officer 08/14/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 456 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation announced Friday that it has hired Dr. Terrence B. Welsh, the former chief medical adviser for the Industrial Commission, as its chief medical officer. ...Read More
 
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