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Ex-Postal Clerk Gets 21 Months' Prison Time for Role in Kickback Scheme 08/02/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 447 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An ex-postal worker will spend 21 months in federal prison after she accepted about $6,000 in kickbacks in exchange for falsifying medical records, federal prosecutors say.  ...Read More
Express Scripts Paid $250M for myMatrixx 07/31/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 414 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Express Scripts did not disclose how much it paid for myMatrixx in public statements announcing the deal that closed in May, but the pharmacy benefit manager told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission the purchase price was around $250 million. St. Louis-based Express Scripts s...Read More

Employer Can't Get Reimbursement from Carrier for Benefits Paid on Non-Compensable Claim 07/28/2017
By: Sherri Okamoto (Legal Reporter)
State: LA | Segment: Top | 883 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Industrial Helicopters voluntarily paid workers' compensation benefits to its employee Tommie Hebert after he fell from one its helicopters while trying to net deer in Mexico, but it can't get that money back from its workers' compensation carrier. ...Read More

Employers, Doctors at Odds Over Possible Fee Schedule Changes 07/28/2017
State: ID | Segment: WEST | 545 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Providers in Idaho would like the Industrial Commission to increase reimbursement rates by 3% to keep pace with inflation. But employers in Idaho say they already pay too much for medical services, and the fee schedule should not be increased. ...Read More

Employers Net Income Dips in 2nd Quarter 07/28/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 443 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Employers Holdings reported net income of $24 million during the second quarter, down 7% from $26.8 million in the same quarter last year. ...Read More

Employers Paid for More than 8 Pounds of Pot in 2016 07/27/2017
State: NM | Segment: WEST | 452 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Fifteen workers’ compensation carriers in New Mexico reimbursed injured workers for the purchase of more than eight pounds of medical cannabis in 2016, state regulators said. ...Read More

Ex-Comp Commissioner's Lawsuit Has Cost Taxpayers Nearly $1 Million to Defend 07/27/2017
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 517 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Taxpayers are on the hook for $916,000 in legal bills that two governors have incurred fighting a lawsuit by former Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Chris Godfrey. ...Read More
EK Health Awarded Transportation Authority Contract 07/25/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 551 | 0 | Popular with Legal
EK Health has been awarded a contract with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority to provide bill review, case management, medical provider network and utilization review services. Under the contract, which began July 3, EK Health will partner with SCVTA and its third-party ...Read More

Embattled Align Networks Changing Name, Payment System 07/24/2017
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 3238 | 3 | Popular with Legal
Align Networks, a network of workers’ comp rehabilitation providers that is embroiled in a lawsuit with California physical therapists, is quietly changing its name to One Call Physical Therapy, at the same time it's launching a new payment system that is generating concern. ...Read More

Exclusive Remedy Bars Worker Injured in Car Accident From Suing Coworker 07/21/2017
State: TN | Segment: SOUTH | 540 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Knoxville appeals court held that the Tennessee workers' compensation law's exclusive remedy provision barred an injured worker from suing his coworker for negligence.  ...Read More
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