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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is now offering to re-evaluate Medicare set-aside amounts that it has already approved in cases where medical cost projections have substantially change, a step that may allow more workers’ compensation claims to move to settlement.
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Oregon’s Medical Advisory Committee will continue its review of whether spinal cord stimulators should be compensable under the state’s workers’ compensation law, during an Aug. 4. Meeting.
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Maximum monthly disability compensation increased to $3,802.17 for injuries sustained on or after July 1 to correspond with an increase in the state’s average weekly wage, the Nevada Division of Industrial Relations announced.
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Workers’ comp case managers should start taking a closer look at medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids for managing injured workers’ pain, a One Call Care Management vice president told an audience at the 2017 Case Management Society of America conference in Austin, Texas, th...Read More
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Hawaii's workers' compensation insurer of last resort has canceled policies for seven soon-to-open medical marijuana dispensaries because the federal government still considers the drug illegal, ...Read More
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The maximum weekly benefits paid to injured workers and those who are unemployed will increase starting Sunday, Iowa Workforce Development says.
The increase in benefits results from rising wages covered by unemployment insurance, with the average annual wage for insured Iowa workers up t...Read More