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The Supreme Court of Tennessee’s Special Workers' Compensation Appeals Panel ruled that the doctrine of equitable estoppel barred an employer from challenging a worker’s claim as time-barred.
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The 1st District Court of Appeal overturned a judge’s finding that an employer wasn’t liable for a worker’s hospital stay prior to the date that the employer denied the worker’s comp claim.
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Florida insurers and employers denied, in whole or in part, 11% of all workers’ compensation claims in 2015, but ended up paying benefits in about half of the claims they initially rejected.
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Maryland’s highest court ruled that an employer was entitled to offset its liability for a worker’s temporary total disability benefits by the amount he was receiving in disability retirement benefits.
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Express Scripts did not disclose how much it paid for myMatrixx in public statements announcing the deal that closed in May, but the pharmacy benefit manager told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission the purchase price was around $250 million.
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Industrial Helicopters voluntarily paid workers' compensation benefits to its employee Tommie Hebert after he fell from one its helicopters while trying to net deer in Mexico, but it can't get that money back from its workers' compensation carrier.
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Providers in Idaho would like the Industrial Commission to increase reimbursement rates by 3% to keep pace with inflation. But employers in Idaho say they already pay too much for medical services, and the fee schedule should not be increased.