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AUSTIN, Texas — Seven out of 10 physicians who were audited as part of a Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation review of high-volume compound drug prescribers have signed consent orders agreeing to pay fines ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Ry...Read More
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Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations scheduled a second hearing on proposed rules to adjust the annuity table used to calculate the present-day value of lump-sum permanent disability payments.
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation announced Monday that it has suspended another 21 medical providers, the largest batch of suspensions announced since the division started enforcing a new anti-fraud law early this year.
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The Division of Workers’ Compensation says it will audit designated doctors who frequently conduct additional testing as part of their examinations, or refer injured workers to other providers for more tests.
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The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that a disabled firefighter was entitled to line-of-duty disability pension benefits based on a percentage of his salary as of the date his employer stopped paying temporary total disability.
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The Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation is proposing fee schedule changes for health care providers, ambulatory surgery centers and hospitals that, combined, would add a projected $124 million to sy...Read More
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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking drugmakers and distributors to fund a 12-point plan to combat the state’s opioid epidemic, which includes creating a position with Cabinet-level authority that would be solely devoted to solving the crisis.