Workers' Compensation News
Injured Bus Driver Wasn't Entitled to Modification of Comp Award
State: NE | Segment: NORTH |
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The Nebraska Court of Appeals ruled that an injured bus driver was not entitled to a modification of his workers’ compensation award, since he failed to show a material and substantial change in his condition.
Insurers Must Report Hurricane Harvey-Related Data
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH |
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The Department of Insurance has issued a mandatory call for insurers to provide information related to claims resulting from Hurricane Harvey in 62 counties across the state.
ICA Adopts RBRVS Fee Schedule
State: AZ | Segment: WEST |
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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...
IME Fees and Conversion Factors Updated
State: MN | Segment: NORTH |
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The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry has adopted exempt permanent rules that update independent medical examination fees and workers’ compensation conversion factors.
Industry Surprised by Sudden Decision to Enforce Lawyer-Only Filing Statute
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: NC | Segment: Top |
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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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Today's Round Up
NY - Activists Protest Proposed WCB Changes to Impairment Rating Method
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Groups of workers' advocates have continued to pressure the state Workers' Compensation Board to not adopt rules that would change how impairment ratings are decided — a move, they say, that would reduce benefits.
The Albany Times-Union reported Wednesday that activists in Buffalo, Brooklyn, Hauppauge and Long Island were set to submit "thousands of petitions" to their local Workers' Compensation Board offices, as well as to the board's headquarters in Menands.
The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health has come o.
CA - Governor Appoints Parisotto as AD
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Gov. Jerry Brown appointed George Parisotto as administrative director of the Division of Workers’ Compensation.
Parisotto served as acting administrative director since February 2016, when Destie Overpeck left the agency for a position with the State Bar of California.
He joined the DWC in 1998 and has held positions including acting chief counsel and industrial relations counsel during his tenure.
Prior to joining the DWC, Parisotto was a workers’ compensation claims examiner for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Energy Employees Occupational I.
NV - Insurance Division Schedules Hearing on Proposed TPA Rules
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The Nevada Division of Insurance will hold a hearing Oct. 25 on proposed rules relating to financial statements filed by third-party administrators.
Nevada law requires newly formed businesses to file a balance sheet with estimated income and expenses for the first year, and evidence that the third-party administrator can pay its obligations as they become due.
The proposed rules would require businesses to file a financial statement that has been reviewed by an independent certified public accountant.
The requirement that each application for a certificate of registration as an administrat.
CA - CAAA Takes Swing at Governor Over Veto of Apportionment Bill
CA - DWC Suspends 3 More Providers From Comp System
CA - Supreme Court Won't Disturb Decisions on Skin Condition, Travel Injury
CA - Court Affirms Dismissal of Disbarred Work Comp Attorney's Distress Claim
CA - Four Deputies at Las Vegas Shooting File Comp Claims
FL - Ex-JCC Castiello Says Nominating Commission Followed Improper Rules
NATL. - Research Links Job Stress With Work Injuries
CA - Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Small Business Rep on State Fund Board
CA - Judge Postpones Sentencing of Drobot Jr. Until February
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
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