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DCBS Announces 9.7% Rate Cut for 2019 09/12/2018
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 95 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 44 min read
Oregon employers on average will pay nearly 10% less for workers’ compensation insurance next year, according to the Department of Consumer and Business Services. ...Read More
 
 

Doctor Indicted in Two-State Cream Scheme 09/12/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 277 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 16 min read
A Waxahachie pain-management physician has been indicted on charges of accepting kickbacks for prescribing expensive compounded medications paid for by federal workers' compensation and other federal insurance programs. ...Read More
 
 

DWC Corrects Weekly Pharmaceutical Fee File 09/11/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 217 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 20 min read
California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation is recommending that anyone who used its pharmaceutical calculator on Sept. 5 or 6 to run calculations again using a corrected data file posted on Friday. ...Read More
 
 

DWC Adds Drugs to Formulary 09/07/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 370 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 58 min read
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has posted an order adding new drugs to the state's prescription formulary. ...Read More
 
 

Daughter Can Proceed With Tort Suit Against Mother's Employer 09/06/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 109 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 149 min read
The North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that a farmworker’s minor daughter can proceed with a negligence claim against her mother’s employer for the disfigurement of her hand from an accident that occurred while she was assisting the woman. ...Read More
 
 

Drobot, Feds Square Off Over Forfeiture Payments 09/04/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 498 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 55 min read
Michael R. Drobot claims federal prosecutors overcharged him $25,000 on a forfeiture order because they refuse to give him credit for a civil settlement with Los Angeles County, and he wants his money back. ...Read More
 
 

DWC Posts Adjustments to Proposed Geographic Billing Rules 08/31/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 328 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 128 min read
The Division of Workers’ Compensation on Thursday posted revised rules that would set different reimbursement rates for medical services depending on the geographic region of California where the services are provided. ...Read More
 
 

Digitization Allows DWC to Empty Warehouse 08/31/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 147 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 20 min read
The DW...Read More
 
 

Department Bans All Weapons at Its Offices 08/31/2018
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 201 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 423 min read
In the wake of mass shooting incidents across the United States, the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents has banned all weapons and firearms ...Read More
 
 

Division Posts Proposed Electronic Filing Rules 08/30/2018
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 104 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
The Iowa Workers’ Compensation Division gave notice Wednesday of proposed rules that will lay the groundwork for mandatory use of a "workers’ compensation electronic system" to submit claims data and file petitions, forms and other documents. ...Read More
 
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