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The Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled that it could not address the merits of a worker’s claim for additional indemnity benefits because of procedural deficiencies with the record it had been provided.
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The Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council is expected on Wednesday to bless legislation that would create a quasi-Medicare-based fee schedule and is girding for a major fight with health care providers.
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Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s largest workers’ compensation insurer, is launching a new digital platform to make it easier for small businesses to buy workers’ comp policies without using an agent.
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The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals ruled that the “dual capacity” doctrine is no longer a viable means through which a worker may be able to seek a civil remedy for an employer’s allegedly tortious conduct.
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Three medical providers claim the Division of Workers’ Compensation relied on underground regulations to deny applications for recertification as qualified medical evaluators earlier this year.
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An Ohio appellate court ruled that psychiatrist who had worked at a state prison was not an independent contractor, but a public employee eligible to participate in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.
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Paradigm Outcomes, a provider of medical management for catastrophically injured workers, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ForeSight Medical, a surgical device cost-containment company.