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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has returned to the Legislature a bill that would allow insurance carriers to deny claims if claimants refuse to sign a release allowing communication between their physician and the insurer.
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Before the days when electronic records were common, an insurance company liquidation might mean a truck pulling up to the offices of the California Insurance Guarantee Association, unloading claim files stacked on pallets.
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Ohio physicians treating adult patients with acute pain would have to limit opioid prescriptions to no more than a seven-day supply under rules being considered by the state's Medical, Nursing and Dental Boards, Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced last week.
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The House Commerce and Economic Development Committee is considering Gov. Phil Scott’s request that it narrow a bill to make only first responders eligible for workers’ compensation over mental injuries.
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Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad is expected to sign legislation passed by the state Senate on Monday that reduces workers’ benefits but which supporters say improves the state’s competitive position with its neighbors.