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The Nevada Division of Industrial Relations has scheduled a Sept. 25 hearing on a proposed regulation that would cut the interest rate used to calculate the present value of lump-sum permanent disability benefits, effectively increasing benefit payments to claimants.
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The Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation adopted rules that will increase five conversion factors and reduce two others as part of its annual update to the medical fee schedule and utilization standards.
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California would join Washington state and the federal government in restricting payment for spinal cord stimulators under proposed treatment guidelines, but regulators are getting pushback from physicians who say the devices are a viable and preferable alternative to opioids for treating pa...Read More
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The Montana Department of Labor and Industry will hold a public hearing on Sept. 8 on whether it should adopt the 2017 Montana Utilization and Treatment Guidelines.
The new guidelines would regulate medical services provided on or after Jan. 1, 2018.
The hearing is scheduled to be...Read More
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Nevada's workers' compensation agency is making its annual update to the tables used to calculate lump-sum payments for permanent partial disability awards.
Last week, the agency moved to update a table that indicates how awards are to be modified based on when an injured wo...Read More