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Moore: What Happened to Positivity? 07/22/2019
By: James Moore
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
Measuring workers' comp negativity remains one of the easiest tasks for bloggers and authors inside and outside of the industry.  ...Read More

George and Walls: Social Determinants of Workforce Health 07/19/2019
By: Kimberly George and Mark Walls
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
Getting the best outcomes for injured workers involves much more than just treating the actual injury. Their recoveries depend on a variety of additional factors such as whether they have access to healthy food and clean water, their ability to travel to medical appointments and the extent o...Read More

Grinberg: Legislature Proposes Psyche Presumption for LEOs, Firefighters 07/18/2019
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0
You know what California really needs? We need a strong lobby group that will protect our most precious and marginalized citizens — a lobby group to look after the interests of those who are rarely thanked, often forgotten and frequently subject to abuse. ...Read More

Goldstein: CMS Issues Proposal to Cover Acupuncture 07/17/2019
By: Jean S. Goldstein
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
On Monday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed decision to cover acupuncture for Medicare patients with chronic low back pain (cLBP) who are enrolled participants either in clinical trials sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or in...Read More

Paduda: One Call, WCRI and a Correction/Expansion 07/16/2019
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
Too darn busy last week to get my usual three-five posts up. Things are calming down this week. ...Read More

Grinberg: Once Claim Accepted, Worker Must Transfer Care to MPN 07/15/2019
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0
Often enough, we have an applicant attorney fighting tooth and nail, proverbially speaking, to keep out of a defendant’s medical provider network. ...Read More

Weinmann: Bad Faith Changes to Regulations Have Good Chance of Passage 07/12/2019
By: Robert Weinmann
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0
When a defendant objects to a bill for a medical-Legal expense, it must do so in compliance with LC 4622. Regulation 10451.1 is operative. Some defendants find the rules particularly onerous and want to tilt the process so ...Read More

Castillo: On the Backs of Injured Workers 07/11/2019
By: Michael Castillo
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0
The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) released its 2018 California Workers' Compensation Losses and Expenses report last week, showing another win for insurers as medical payments and losses declined, by roughly $100 million. ...Read More

Snyder: Evaluating the Denied Claim 07/10/2019
By: Teddy Snyder
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
I recently mediated a partially denied claim where the attorney for the injured worker had no idea what the value of the future medical costs might be. It was an old dog claim, and treaters had been deposed multiple times. ...Read More

Gelman: The Dangers of Heat Illness 07/09/2019
By: Jon L. Gelman
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
As temperatures rise in Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds employers to protect their employees from the dangers of working in hot weather. ...Read More
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