State: NA | Segment: Top | 891 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed scaling back its bundled payment program for knee replacements and other procedures, even as the workers’ comp industry seems unsure of how to proceed with the payment model.
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 232 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An Ohio appellate court ruled that a firefighter was not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for his amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, as he failed to prove his work-related exposure to toxins had caused him to develop this neurological disease.
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 213 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier on Thursday approved a revised National Council on Compensation Insurance recommendation for an overall rate level decrease of 9.5% and a premium level decrease of 9.8%, effective Jan. 1.
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A Missouri appellate court overturned a former comp law judge’s $2.505 million award of punitive damages on his claim that he was wrongfully fired in retaliation for complaining about the discrimination he allegedly suffered because of a disability.
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The owners of a medical clinic in Houston face 27 charges including kickbacks and money laundering in a grand jury indictment accusing them of defrauding the federal employees’ workers’ compensation program out of $7.2 million.
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A commercial bakery in Bellevue, Nebraska, is facing proposed penalties of $122,625 from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for allegedly exposing workers to unguarded machinery and electrical hazards.