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DWC Announces 29 Additional Provider Suspensions 01/03/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1532 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation announced the suspension of another 29 providers, bringing to 159 the number of people who have been prohibited from treating injured workers since the start of 2017. ...Read More
 
 

Disabled Shipping Clerk Could Have Worked With Accommodations, Court Decides 01/03/2018
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 305 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit denied a shipping clerk's request for $235,038 in attorneys' fees, writing that the district court was in the right when it reduced the amount by half.  ...Read More
 
 

DWC Posts Additional Fee Schedule Adjustments 01/02/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 696 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has posted an order adjusting the physician services and non-physician practitioner services section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule to incorporate changes made by Medicare. ...Read More
 
 
DWC Updates DMEPOS Section of Fee Schedule 12/28/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 365 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation posted an order adjusting the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule to conform to changes made by Medicare. The division’s order adopts reimbursement rates Me...Read More
 
 

DWC Posts List of Entities Holding Stayed Liens as Ordered 12/27/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1916 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 529 min read
The Division of Workers' Compensation on Monday complied with a federal court order by posting to its website a list of entities it believes have filed liens on behalf of crim...Read More
 
 

Defendants Prevail on Worker's Labor Law Claim for Fall 12/27/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 214 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that the defendants in a Labor Law action were entitled to summary judgment dismissing the injured worker’s claims based on his injuries from a fall while moving from one level of a roof to another. ...Read More
 
 
DWC Adopts Pathology and Clinical Lab Section of OMFS 12/26/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 323 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation has posted an order adjusting the pathology and clinical laboratory section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule to incorporate 2018 changes to the Medicare payment system. The division ...Read More
 
 

Disabled Police Officer Had No Viable Claim Based on City's Refusal to Rehire Him 12/22/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 721 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
A California appellate court ruled that a police officer who established that he had been permanently and totally disabled could not assert a viable claim of disability discrimination against his former employer for refusing to rehire him. ...Read More
 
 

DWC Suspends 16 Providers 12/22/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 2014 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation announced the suspension of 16 more medical providers, bringing to 131 the number of practitioners prohibited from treating workers injured in California since the start of the year. ...Read More
 
 

DWC Releases Training Schedule for Health Care Providers 12/22/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 332 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation will host a webinar and a seminar for health care providers and their staffs in January. From noon-1 p.m....Read More
 
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