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The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that an injured worker was entitled to temporary disability benefits for a period of time authorized by an attending physician who was not a member of employer’s managed care organization.
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Drones were predicted years ago to become a key tool in the fight against workers’ compensation fraud, but strict federal regulations and privacy concerns have all but halted their use, investigators say.
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The Minnesota Department of Commerce has approved a 6.7% decrease to the overall average pure premium level, effective Jan. 1, the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Insurers Association told its members in ...Read More
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The Division of Workers’ Compensation suspended another five providers from participating in California’s comp system, including a physical therapist who pleaded guilty in a $15 million scheme to defraud Medicare, and a durable medical equipment provider who pleaded guilty to a kickba...Read More
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The Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation has scheduled a rule development workshop for Aug. 25 to update references in its regulations to include the latest versions of its reimbursement manuals.