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More than nine out of every 10 treatment denials were affirmed by the independent medical review process created by Senate Bill 863, the Department of Industrial Relations said in a report published Thursday.
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The Commonwealth Court ruled that the health insurance provider for a cancer-stricken firefighter was entitled to full reimbursement for the bills it had paid for the firefighter’s medical treatment.
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State investigators accuse a Raleigh man of orchestrating an elaborate scheme in which he got two insurance companies to pay him more than $150,000 in workers' compensation benefits on behalf of employers who did not exist, ...Read More
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The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries said a Lake Stevens man who claimed he was too disabled to work while running his own insurance agency has been charged with felony theft in a $233,000 workers’ compensation scam.
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Proposed amendments that would require all compounded medications to undergo preauthorization would reduce the number of disputes over medical necessity, the Insurance Council of Texas said Friday.
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Workers' compensation rates will decrease by an average of 8.46% in October, saving Wisconsin employers $170 million, the state's insurance commissioner announced Tuesday.
A committee of actuaries from the Wisconsin Compensation Rating Bureau, which recommends workers' compens...Read More
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A proposed rule that would allow the Florida Division of Workers' Compensation to step aside from medical fee disputes that involve managed care contracts is shaping up into a battle between insurers and medical providers.