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Two leading state Senate Democrats said they are “very concerned” that the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board’s draft impairment guidelines will cut worker benefits and not improve medical outcomes.
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation announced Wednesday that it has adjusted the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule.
The division said the changes conform to fourth-quarter 2017 changes in the Medi...Read More
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The Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation has set the discount and interest rates under the Workers’ Compensation Act for the final quarter of 2017 at 4.8%, up from the current rate of 4.71%, an increase of 1.91%.
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As workers’ comp rate decreases recommended by the nation’s main rate-maker swell into the double digits in several states, some are explaining the phenomenon with a single word: frequency.
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The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations scheduled an Oct. 26 hearing to gather testimony on proposed rules that would allow medical service providers to submit treatment plans electronically.
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The Division of Workers’ Compensation said it has suspended six more providers, bringing to 38 the number of providers who have been kicked out of California’s comp system since the start of the year.
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The 35-count indictment against the duo who ran Long Island's Princess Diner contains a litany of labor law violations, from failure to carry workers' compensation insurance to scheming to defraud employees to failure to pay wages.