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An Ohio appellate court ruled that a trial judge should not have stricken a medical expert’s opinion on whether a worker had suffered a “significant aggravation” of a pre-existing condition due to unfamiliarity with what that meant in “legalese.”
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation says its proposal to update the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule will also serve as the basis of the prescription drug formulary set to go into effect at the start of next year.
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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is proposing a 20% reduction in the amount of opioids and other controlled substances that may be manufactured in the U.S. next year, as the agency says demand for opioids has dropped.
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation is proposing an extensive update to its Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule in order to incorporate changes made by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
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A Dallas-area businessman pleaded guilty on Friday to running a scheme alongside four family members, defrauding the federal workers' compensation program of more than $26 million, U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas announced last week.
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Former Pacific Hospital of Long Beach owner Michael D. Drobot is challenging an administrative order suspending him from participating in California’s workers’ compensation system, saying lawmakers would have drafted AB 1244 to explicitly say the suspension provisions apply to executi...Read More
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The Kansas Workers Compensation Division is on schedule for a Halloween 2018 launch of an $8 million electronic claims management system that the project manager says will pay for itself within 10 years.