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Physical Rehabilitation Network Opens Westminster Clinic 05/18/2018
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 39 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
Physical Rehabilitation Network has opened a facility in Westminster, bringing its number of physical therapy clinics in Colorado to 19. Th...Read More
 
 
WCS Gets New Phone Number After Completing Las Vegas Move 05/18/2018
State: NV | Segment: WEST | 77 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
The Nevada Workers’ Compensation Section has a new phone number to go along with a new office in Las Vegas. The Department of Industrial Relations on Wednesday said it completed the move from the suburb of Henderson to the State Business Center at 3360 W. Sahara Ave. in Las Vegas th...Read More
 
 

Artemis Emslie Joins Ametros' Board of Directors 05/18/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 77 | 5 | Popular with Employer | 140 min read
Artemis Emslie has joined the board of directors of Ametros, a provider of post-settlement medical management services. ...Read More
 
 

FDA Approves Non-Opioid Lucemyra for Opioid Withdrawal Treatment 05/18/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 126 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 105 min read
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first non-opioid drug to relieve opioid withdrawal symptoms. The FDA ...Read More
 
 

Trial Judge Lost Jurisdiction to Amend Worker's Award After Issuing Final Order 05/18/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 84 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
A Texas appellate court ruled that a trial judge lacked jurisdiction to make substantive changes to a worker’s award four months after having issued an order that fully resolved the dispute between the parties. ...Read More
 
 

No New Trial for Maritime Worker Found At Fault for Accident 05/18/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 85 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 11 min read
A Texas appellate court ruled that an injured worker was not entitled to a new trial on his claim for maritime negligence and premises liability after a jury found him to have been primarily at fault for his fall from a gangway. ...Read More
 
 

House Gives Final Approval to Notice Bill 05/18/2018
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 74 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 24 min read
Missouri employers would be able to comply with the state’s notice requirements by electronic means, and self-insured groups that serve local governments would be able to use either the average rate classification or filed rate method of setting members' rates, under a bill that pa...Read More
 
 
EOB Must Go to Provider and Worker, Not Third-Party Payer 05/18/2018
State: MI | Segment: NORTH | 105 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 526 min read
Third-party payers and networks are not health care providers, the Michigan Workers' Compensation Agency said in a reminder bulletin issued Thursday. The state has seen an increase in the use of ...Read More
 
 

Board Requires More Info, New Forms for Impairment Eval 05/18/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 119 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 47 min read
The New York Workers' Compensation Board has revised its reporting requirements and forms to include more details about injured body parts and impairment levels. ...Read More
 
 

System Users Say Proposed QME Billing Changes Could Increase Costs 05/17/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 752 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 56 min read
Rules that the California Division of Workers’ Compensation proposed earlier in May to clarify billing rules in the Medical-Legal Fee Schedule could ultimately lead to more disputes and higher frictional costs, doctors and attorneys say. ...Read More
 
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