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The National Council on Compensation Insurance is recommending a 10.3% decrease in workers’ compensation rates for West Virginia, which would mark the 13th-straight year that rates have declined.
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A claimant is not entitled to penalties and attorney fees against SAIF Corp. for closing his claim after he underwent spinal surgery because the carrier had “legitimate doubt” that additional benefits were owed, the Oregon Court of Appeals ruled.
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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has partnered with the California Department of Public Health's occupational health branch (CDPH-OHB) to release a video on oil and gas tank gauging safety.
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A much-heralded re-review process isn’t the only significant change found in a new Medicare set-aside guidance document, which also includes provisions for utilization review denials and state-specific limits on workers’ comp benefits.
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An international organization has rolled out updated standards for electronically submitted first report of injury forms, a move that some say may cause short-term headaches but ultimately will provide long-term benefits for those handling workers’ comp claims.