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Division Publishes Rulebook Supplement Online 10/23/2008
State: TX | Segment: CENTRAL | 351 | 0
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation announced Wednesday that an amended rulebook supplement is available online.Supplement 2008-05 can be printed from the agency website at http:/...Read More
 
 
Dentist Receives Three-Year Sentence for Fraudulent Disability Claim 10/22/2008
State: NJ | Segment: Fraud | 103 | 0
A New Jersey judge sentenced a Freehold, N.J., dentist to three years in state prison for stealing more than $530,000 in Social Security and disability benefits during a 13-year period.Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Frederick DeVesa also ordered Michael Monica, 65, to pay restitut...Read More
 
 
Division Updates Self-Insurer Representatives List Online 10/22/2008
State: TX | Segment: CENTRAL | 94 | 0
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation has published on its website an updated list of third-party administrators and Austin representatives for certified self-insurers.The list includes the name, company contact, third-party administrator, addresses, telephone and fax numbers...Read More
 
 
Denton Office Hosts Session on Required Medical Exams Nov. 7 10/21/2008
State: TX | Segment: Regulatory | 85 | 0
The Denton field office of the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation will host a “brown-bag” session Nov. 7 on required medical examinations.The free session will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. in suite 475 in the field office at 625 Dallas Drive.Following a pre...Read More
 
 
Dual Employment Bars Third-Party Claim 10/20/2008
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 657 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The 4th Appellate District, Division Two, Oct. 17 ordered a denial of summary judgment vacated and an order for summary judgment issued after the appellate court held a dual-employment relationship existed, barring any third-party claim for contribution or indemnity.Case:French Valley...Read More
 
 
Department Posts Revised Draft Rules to Regulate TPAs 10/20/2008
State: TX | Segment: Top | 131 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Texas Department of Insurance has issued a revised informal draft of rules to regulate third-party administrators (TPAs), which may answer concerns raised by stakeholders on an earlier revised draft.Steve Nichols, Insurance Council of Texas workers’ compensation manager, told W...Read More
 
 
Dallas Office Sets Session Nov. 12 on Required Medical Exams 10/20/2008
State: TX | Segment: Regulatory | 90 | 0
The Dallas field office of the Texas Division of Workers will host a “brown-bag” session Nov. 12 on required medical examinations.The free session will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the Oak Corner Room of the Center for Community Cooperation at 2900 Live Oak St.Follow...Read More
 
 
Department Urges Compliance on Rehabilitation Forms 10/20/2008
State: MN | Segment: CENTRAL | 437 | 0
The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry issued a notice Friday that qualified rehabilitation consultants are required to use service codes and categories in the development of "R-2 Rehabilitation Plan" forms and "R-3 Rehabilitation Plan Amendment" forms.The service codes and categ...Read More
 
 
Doctors, Pharmacists Discuss Promoting E-Prescribing 10/17/2008
State: TX | Segment: CENTRAL | 234 | 0
AUSTIN, Texas – Physicians, pharmacists and state government representatives met at the Texas Medical Association’s headquarters Thursday to discuss how to implement e-prescribing in the state, including seeking changes in state and federal laws and regulations that could hinder the init...Read More
 
 
David L. Herzog Named CFO of AIG 10/17/2008
State: NA | Segment: Business | 330 | 0
The embattled American International Group (AIG) named David L. Herzog as its executive vice president and chief financial officer, AIG announced Thursday. Herzog, who is a certified public accountant, will assume responsibilities for financial operations across all AIG business units, r...Read More
 
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