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Predictive Analytics Making Inroads Outside of Underwriting 04/13/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 637 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 65 min read
Workers’ compensation has taken the lead among commercial insurance lines in the use of predictive analytics, according to a new report, and data analysis has been a factor in the flattening out of cyclical swings in underwriting results, the researchers say. ...Read More
 
 

Police Officer Gets Duty Disability Pension for Injuries in Training Accident 04/12/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 190 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 255 min read
The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that a police officer was entitled to a duty disability pension for injuries she sustained while participating in a bicycle patrol training session. ...Read More
 
 

Potential Reclassification of Worker's Disability Didn't Affect Employer's Lien 04/09/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 176 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a trial judge should not have vacated her ruling awarding an employer reimbursement for the benefits it had paid to a worker from the proceeds of the worker’s third-party settlement. ...Read More
 
 

Provider Can't Seek Payment From Employer for Bill Partially Paid by Medicaid 04/06/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: MN | Segment: NORTH | 203 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that a treatment provider could not obtain payment from an employer for services billed to Medicaid after accepting payment from the federal program. ...Read More
 
 

Postal Worker Pleads to Federal WC Fraud 04/06/2018
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 185 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
A former postal worker in Louisiana has pleaded guilty to defrauding the federal workers' compensation system of more than $16,800, the U.S. Attorney's office ...Read More
 
 

Plumbing Contractor Cited for Excavation Hazards Twice in 6 Months 04/05/2018
State: NE | Segment: NORTH | 322 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 62 min read
A Nebraska plumbing contractor accused twice in six months of failing to protect workers from excavation hazards faces $38,061 in penalties by the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration. ...Read More
 
 

Proposed Interpreter Regulation Would Bring Clarity, Some Say 04/04/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1401 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 48 min read
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has rolled out a long-awaited fee schedule regulation for interpretive services, which emphasizes the use of certified interpreters and eliminates calculations of charges based on “market rate.” ...Read More
 
 

Proposed Interpreter Rules Set Max Full-Day Fee at $448 for Single Hearing 04/03/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1055 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 64 min read
An interpreter fee schedule proposed by the California Division of Workers’ Compensation on Monday would establish a uniform fee structure based on the federal court system, with higher rates for certified interpreters as opposed to those who are provisionally certified. ...Read More
 
 

Precariously Stacked Boxes Endangered Dollar Tree Workers, L&I Says 04/03/2018
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 123 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 50 min read
The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries has cited Dollar Tree Stores Inc. for alleged workplace safety violations including blocked emergency exits and boxes stacked dangerously high. ...Read More
 
 

Pilot Concerned About Inadequate Rest Breaks Must Be Reinstated, OSHA Says 03/30/2018
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 202 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 1 min read
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered an air ambulance company to reinstate a pilot who lost his job after complaining about what he believed were violations of Federal Aviation Administration regulations. ...Read More
 
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