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Treatment Provider Gets Additional Payment After Being Shortchanged by FairPay 12/11/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 265 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Louisiana appellate court upheld an award of additional payment, attorney fees and penalties to a health care provider on its claim that it had been shortchanged by a carrier based on the recommendation of FairPay, in violation of the FairPay class action settlement agreement. ...Read More
 
 

Texas Mutual Says Flexibility Is One Benefit of New Provider Network 12/07/2017
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: TX | Segment: Top | 451 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 18 min read
The decision by Texas Mutual Insurance Co. to launch its own medical provider network is aimed in part at giving the company more opportunities to explore outcomes-based agreements with providers, a spokesman said on Wednesday. ...Read More
 
 

Transfer of Catastrophic Claim Proves Importance of Filing in Multiple Jurisdictions 12/07/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: NC | Segment: Top | 277 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A trucker who has had almost 400 surgeries since he was pinned between his delivery truck and a parked car in 2002 will see the rest of his workers’ compensation claim play out in North Carolina, his home state, rather than Tennessee, where his employer filed the claim without his knowledge...Read More
 
 

Telemedicine Could Play Key Role in Musculoskeletal Treatment, Doctors Say 12/06/2017
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 404 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Treatment of musculoskeletal conditions is well-suited to virtual care approaches such as telemedicine, which may provide more opportunities to address a patient’s psychosocial issues, a pair of orthopedic surgeons said in a journal article this month. ...Read More
 
 

Texas Mutual's Outlook Upgraded to Positive by A.M. Best 12/06/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 215 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A.M. Best has revised its outlook to positive from stable for its long-term issuer credit rating for Texas Mutual Insurance Co. At the same t...Read More
 
 

Texas Mutual Launching Own Health Care Network 12/05/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 504 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Texas Mutual Insurance Co. announced Monday that it is launching its own health care network for policyholders, called WorkWell, TX.  The carrier ...Read More
 
 

Turmoil at PatNat, Guarantee Insurance Has Ripple Effects 12/04/2017
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 457 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1113 min read
The financial meltdown at Patriot National and Guarantee Insurance Co. has left winners and losers in its wake. ...Read More
 
 
Two-Time Fraudster Adds Comp Fraud Conviction to Prison Woes 12/04/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 243 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Cleveland garbage hauler and construction worker, who already is serving time in federal prison for money laundering and fraud, has added a felony workers’ compensation fraud conviction to his resume. ...Read More
 
 

Traveling Worker's Car Accident Occurred Within COE/SOE 11/30/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OK | Segment: SOUTH | 284 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals ruled that a traveling worker who suffered injuries in a car accident while returning from lunch was within the course and scope of his employment at the time. ...Read More
 
 

Travelers Introduces Digital Tool for Injured Workers 11/30/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 341 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Travelers Cos. Inc. has launched a new digital tool to help injured workers navigate the workers’ compensation claim process. MyTravel...Read More
 
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