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The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board is considering transferring nearly 70,000 claims to a private entity using an assumption of liability policy or other financial instrument to shed at least $830 million in estimated annual costs.
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The Tennessee Bureau of Workers' Compensation will hold a public hearing next month on proposed changes to its drug-free workplace program rule.
The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. Sept. 28 in the Tennessee Room of the BWC building, located at 220 French Landing Drive in Nashville...Read More
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Business groups say they are holding private conversations with Pennsylvania state lawmakers on a legislative remedy to a state Supreme Court decision that blocks impairment rating evaluations.
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A state lawmaker is making a second attempt to require workers' compensation carriers to pay doctors for medical opinions requested after the carrier disputes the extent of a worker's compensable injury.
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The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations is fighting in bankruptcy court for $92,000 to cover workers’ compensation claims from a self-insured company that filed for Chapter 11 reorganization.
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Five years ago, when public health officials were sounding an alarm about the overuse of opioids, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation's new top doctor examined which procedures led to the highest rates of opioid use.
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The California Senate on Monday was considering a bill that would require the governor to appoint a small-business owner to serve on the State Compensation Insurance Fund board of directors.