Workers' Compensation News
Three Court Reporting Firms Sue State for Alleged Breach of Contract
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
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Three court reporting firms are suing the New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation and the Procurement Bureau, alleging the agencies reneged on their three-year contracts and wrongfully selected other vendors.
Terrorism Bill on Agenda for Senate Committee
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The Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations will hear testimony Wednesday on a bill that would create a presumption of appropriateness for medical treatment requested by physicians treating workers injured during an act of domestic terrorism.
Treatment for Fecal Incontinence Requires Preauthorization
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Sacral nerve stimulation for treatment of fecal incontinence will require preauthorization beginning Sept. 1, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries announced.
Fecal incontinence is a condition in which passage of excrement through the anal canal is not sufficiently ...
Tim McMahon Joins Health Care Team at Koch Co.
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The Harry A. Koch Co., an Omaha-based insurance broker, has hired Tim McMahon as sales executive for the health care team within the company’s commercial lines insurance group.
TDI Sets Discount, Interest Rate for 4th Quarter at 4.71%
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The Texas Department of Insurance has set the discount and interest rate for the fourth quarter at 4.71%, up from the current rate of 4.5%.
Division of Workers' Compensation Commissioner W. Ryan Brannan announced the rate change in a memo issued Monday.
The rate was calc...
TDI to Host Waco Safety Summit on Aug. 3
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The Texas Department of Insurance will hold its Regional Safety Summit in Waco on Aug. 3, the agency reminded stakeholders Wednesday.
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Today's Round Up
NY - Activists Protest Proposed WCB Changes to Impairment Rating Method
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Groups of workers' advocates have continued to pressure the state Workers' Compensation Board to not adopt rules that would change how impairment ratings are decided — a move, they say, that would reduce benefits.
The Albany Times-Union reported Wednesday that activists in Buffalo, Brooklyn, Hauppauge and Long Island were set to submit "thousands of petitions" to their local Workers' Compensation Board offices, as well as to the board's headquarters in Menands.
The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health has come o.
CA - Governor Appoints Parisotto as AD
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Gov. Jerry Brown appointed George Parisotto as administrative director of the Division of Workers’ Compensation.
Parisotto served as acting administrative director since February 2016, when Destie Overpeck left the agency for a position with the State Bar of California.
He joined the DWC in 1998 and has held positions including acting chief counsel and industrial relations counsel during his tenure.
Prior to joining the DWC, Parisotto was a workers’ compensation claims examiner for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Energy Employees Occupational I.
NV - Insurance Division Schedules Hearing on Proposed TPA Rules
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The Nevada Division of Insurance will hold a hearing Oct. 25 on proposed rules relating to financial statements filed by third-party administrators.
Nevada law requires newly formed businesses to file a balance sheet with estimated income and expenses for the first year, and evidence that the third-party administrator can pay its obligations as they become due.
The proposed rules would require businesses to file a financial statement that has been reviewed by an independent certified public accountant.
The requirement that each application for a certificate of registration as an administrat.
CA - CAAA Takes Swing at Governor Over Veto of Apportionment Bill
CA - DWC Suspends 3 More Providers From Comp System
CA - Supreme Court Won't Disturb Decisions on Skin Condition, Travel Injury
CA - Court Affirms Dismissal of Disbarred Work Comp Attorney's Distress Claim
CA - Four Deputies at Las Vegas Shooting File Comp Claims
FL - Ex-JCC Castiello Says Nominating Commission Followed Improper Rules
NATL. - Research Links Job Stress With Work Injuries
CA - Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Small Business Rep on State Fund Board
CA - Judge Postpones Sentencing of Drobot Jr. Until February
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
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