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A former nurse at the Syracuse Veterans Affairs hospital has been charged with wire fraud and theft for allegedly submitting $72,000 in false reimbursement claims to the U.S. Department of Labor in connection with her workers' compensation claim, ...Read More
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The Industrial Commission of Arizona adopted a new fee schedule based on Medicare’s Resource-Based Relative Value Scale that will apply for services rendered on or after Oct. 1.
The new fee schedule includes three Arizona-only billing codes that were added in response to comments su...Read More
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When an Industrial Commission official began spreading the word that the agency would no longer accept motions filed by insurance adjusters to compel action in workers' compensation claims, the news caught many in the industry by surprise.
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The Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner is accepting comments on possible rule-making to implement a 2016 bill creating a second appeals process for small pharmacies to challenge drug prices set by pharmacy benefit managers, and requiring PBMs to register with the state.
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Starting next week, employers and insurers that want to compel action or respond to a worker's attempt to compel are going to have to get a lawyer, as the North Carolina Industrial Commission will no longer accept motions for relief filed by insurance adjusters.
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Insurance Recovery Group, a national firm focused on subrogation, second injury funds and cost containment for the property and casualty industry, has named Paul James as its president and chief executive officer.
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The Idaho Industrial Commission said carriers could lose their authority to write workers’ compensation insurance in the state if they don’t register as trading partners before new electronic reporting requirements take effect in November.
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An Ohio Court of Appeals ruled that the Industrial Commission properly exercised continuing jurisdiction over a staff hearing officer’s order to deny a worker’s application for permanent total disability benefits.