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Workers' Compensation News


 
Workers' Compensation 101 for Medical Office Staff Scheduled April 5 03/04/2016
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 641 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An educational seminar -- Texas Workers' Compensation 101 for Medical Office Staff -- will be held April 5 at the University of Texas Permian Basin Small Business Development Center (UTPB-SBDC), CEED Building in Midland, Texas. The seminar will run from 9 a.m. to 4...Read More
 
 
WCIRB Classification and Rating Committee Meeting March 15 03/03/2016
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 716 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 21 min read
The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau's Classification and Rating Committee will discuss efforts to improve classifications and better track payroll during a March 15 meeting. The WCIRB is proposing revised definitions for class codes covering occupations ranging from ...Read More
 
 
WCB Plans to Complete Portland Office Move by April 11 03/03/2016
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 395 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
While noting that nothing is etched in stone, Oregon's Workers' Compensation Board said it plans to complete a move to a new office in Portland by April 11. The board last year announced plans to move the Portland Hearings Division office from its current location in the state off...Read More
 
 
Workers' Compensation Council to Meet March 10 03/03/2016
State: NM | Segment: WEST | 626 | 0 | Popular with Medical
The New Mexico Advisory Council on Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Disease Disablement will hold its next public meeting on March 10. The meeting will be held at 9 a.m. at the state Workers’ Compensation Administration offices at 2410 Centre Ave. SE in Albuquerque. An a...Read More
 
 

Worker Comp Court Closing Dates 03/02/2016
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 793 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Worker comp court cases will be canceled statewide in New Jersey on May 18 for Spring Judicial College and the N.J. State Bar Association's annual meeting and convention in Atlantic City, according to a ...Read More
 
 

Workers' Comp Again Under Fire in New Documentary 03/01/2016
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1586 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 16 min read
Following last year’s ProPublica series of news stories that were highly critical of the workers’ comp system, a documentary film set for release in May also will take aim at workers’ comp. ...Read More
 
 

Wages Would Offset Disability Benefits Paid to Light Duty Workers 03/01/2016
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 641 | 0 | Popular with Other | 80 min read
Injured workers receiving temporary total disability beneifts who return to light duty work would see their benefits offset by the wages they are paid under a bill pending in the state legislature. ...Read More
 
 
WCD Posts Revised RTW Form 02/29/2016
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 337 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 32 min read
The Oregon Workers' Compensation Division posted a revised form for physicians and authorized nurse practitioners to complete when releasing a person to return to work. Revised Form 3245 includes boxes for providers to check off when a worker is released to regular duty or not release...Read More
 
 

WCD Holding Medical Training Classes in March 02/26/2016
State: NV | Segment: WEST | 1556 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Nevada's Workers' Compensation Section is holding free training classes for health care providers on claims processing and medical billing in March. ...Read More
 
 

Worker Can't Get Judgment for Partial Enforcement of IWCC Award 02/25/2016
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 1564 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 90 min read
The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that a truck driver could not bring an action to enforce an award of medical benefits he received from the Workers' Compensation Commission when his employers had a pending request for judicial review of the commission's calculation of the worker...Read More
 
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