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Both indemnity benefit and medical costs increased in New York following 2006 reforms, while medical cost containment expenses ticked up as well, according to the latest monitoring report by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
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The Idaho Industrial Commission said it will reject first reports of injury not submitted by the close of business on Friday and will return them for proper filing using the new EDI standards that go into effect Saturday.
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Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor has been arrested and charged in federal court with leading a nationwide conspiracy to promote the illegal distribution of Subsys, a potent fentanyl spray intended for cancer patients.
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Equipping construction workers with fall-prevention harnesses, but allegedly not tying off the harnesses to arrest a fall, has led to federal citations against an Alabama-based subcontractor.
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A 55-year-old Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to taking nearly $10,000 in workers’ compensation benefits after returning to work, the state Workers’ Compensation Fraud Inspector General’s Office said.