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Provider Reimbursement Manual Updated 11/20/2017
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 82 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Department of Financial Services has finalized an amendment to Rule 69L-8.071, materials for use with the Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual. ...Read More
 
 

Proposed Rule Would Establish 1-Year Deadline for Filing Medical Bills 11/20/2017
State: MD | Segment: SOUTH | 141 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A rule proposed by the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission would insert within the state's code book a policy already mandated by the legislature that establishes a one-year deadline for medical providers to submit bills for services. ...Read More
 
 

Proposal Would Increase DWC and Research Group Premium Tax to 2.054% 11/13/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 231 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Texas employers will pay more for operating the state’s workers’ compensation system through premium and maintenance taxes proposed by the Department of Insurance that will bring in $148,011,657, and assessments for examination expenses that will generate an additional $12,727,040....Read More
 
 

Proposed Penalties Against Grain-Handling Company Total $374K 11/10/2017
State: NE | Segment: NORTH | 287 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The federal work safety agency announced that it has cited a Nebraska grain-handling company for failing to protect workers from getting trapped in a bin.  ...Read More
 
 

Podiatry Clinic Cited for Recapping Needles, Transferring Bloody Waste 11/10/2017
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 529 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A podiatry clinic in Rolla, Missouri, has been cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for alleged safety violations including improper handling of needles and scalpels. ...Read More
 
 

Pain Doctor's New Indictment Includes Charges of Contributing to Overdose Deaths 11/09/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: NY | Segment: Top | 291 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Claiming they’ve unearthed evidence linking Dr. Eugene Gosy to six overdose deaths, federal prosecutors expanded their indictment against the Williamsville, New York, pain doctor on Sunday. ...Read More
 
 

Pinnacol Drops Rates 7.4% for 2018 11/09/2017
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 170 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The board of directors for Colorado’s state-chartered Pinnacol Assurance approved a 7.4% rate cut for 2018. At the same time, the carr...Read More
 
 

Proposed Benefit Notice Rules Criticized as Confusing 11/08/2017
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 732 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Representatives for payers, injured workers and providers say regulations that the Division of Workers’ Compensation proposed to implement a bill that requires notification about access to treatment outside the comp system are confusing and need to be clarified before adoption. ...Read More
 
 

ProAssurance Profit Dips in Q3; Comp Segment Faces 'Intense Competition' 11/08/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 124 | 0 | Popular with Legal
ProAssurance Corp. has reported third-quarter net income of $28.9 million, a 14% decrease from $33.8 million in the third quarter of 2016. For t...Read More
 
 

Prosecutors Announce 7th Guilty Plea in Compound Drug Scheme 11/08/2017
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 212 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owner of several Florida pharmacies and shell companies has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, admitting his role in a $100 million compound drug scheme, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa announced.  ...Read More
 
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