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The Idaho Industrial Commission is soliciting testimony on possible changes to regulations defining how benefits are calculated and paid, as well as annual medical fee schedule updates, prior to the start of a formal rule-making process.
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South Dakota's labor department has proposed updating the conversion factors in its workers' compensation fee schedule to comport with the 2017 version of Optum360's "Relative Values for Physicians" manual.
An interim rules committee hearing on the proposed cha...Read More
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Not only are Illinois lawmakers not willing to lower workers’ compensation costs, but Democrats are pushing measures that would place price controls on premiums and put the state in the insurance business, reform advocates said Thursday.
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A New York appellate court ruled that an injured worker could proceed with his claims for violation of the Labor Law and negligence against a residential homeowner who allegedly failed to protect the worker from falling from a balcony.
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The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court has updated the fee schedules for inpatient hospital diagnostic related group and inpatient hospital trauma services.
Previously unavailable information was provided by CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy, the agency s...Read More
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The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission announced that it is changing docket assignments for two arbitrators, effective July 1.
Arbitrator Jessica Hegarty will be moving from Zone 6, which covers Elgin, Geneva and Wheaton, to Zone 5, which covers Rockford, Waukegan and Woodsto...Read More
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ORLANDO, Fla. — The increased use of network physicians to treat injured workers is a leading factor to explain why workers’ compensation medical costs throughout the country have moderated in recent years, according to the National Council on Compensation Insurance’s proje...Read More
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With the state's legislative session down to its final hours — it adjourns at midnight tonight — Sen. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, is urging Minnesotans to tell their House representatives to pass SF 1293.