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A father and son who operated a farm labor contracting firm pleaded guilty to concealing injuries, and to workers’ compensation premium fraud and tax evasion, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office announced.
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Denials of a prescription under Tennessee’s closed drug formulary require a form — "Request for expedited determination-appeal of a denied prescription" — must be submitted to the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s medical director, the agency says.
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With a little more than two weeks left in the legislative session, the growing consensus is that most efforts to tweak Alaska’s workers’ compensation system will have to wait until next year.
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The latest version of California’s proposed prescription drug formulary includes a provision for peri-operative prescribing, in which doctors can prescribe without prospective review drugs that are ordinarily considered “non-preferred” to a patient undergoing surgery.
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A former patient of Dr. Michael Kostenko spoke to The Register-Herald about how the doctor advocated for him and injured workers like him when he was close to death from complications related to chemical exposure.
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An advisory board for the U.S. Department of Labor is recommending that an industrial hygienist review denied claims filed by workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state, according to a ...Read More
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First responders and those who work with them have come out in strong support of a bill aimed at easing the workers' compensation process for emergency workers, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports.
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About 6% of patients who weren’t taking opioids before an elective surgery became long-term users of the pain pills after their operation, according to research published online Wednesday in JAMA S...Read More