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Walls: Workers' Comp in the Year 2030 05/18/2018
By: Mark Walls
State: NA | Segment: Top | 239 | 0
At the recent WCRI Annual Issues & Research Conference, Dr. Richard Victor, former CEO of the Workers Compensation Research Institute and current senior fellow with the Sedgwick Institute, discussed his views of workers’ compensation in the future. ...Read More
 
 

Nasser: Genetics and Apportionment 05/17/2018
Source: Sana Nasser
State: CA | Segment: Top | 266 | 0
In April 2017, the California 3rd District Court of Appeals issued a favorable ruling regarding apportionment for genetic factors. ...Read More
 
 

Young: WCIRB's Report on Obamacare and Workers' Comp 05/16/2018
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 225 | 0
Has the Affordable Care Act had an impact on California workers’ comp? ...Read More
 
 

Luna: Beyond Pennsylvania Politics 05/15/2018
By: Carlos Luna
State: PA | Segment: Top | 419 | 0
Pennsylvania, ranked second in average MEA per claim with opioids, according to Workers Compensation Research Institute’s Interstate Variations in Use of Opioids, Fourth&n...Read More
 
 

Smith: Do You Belong to the Coalition FOR Insurance Fraud? 05/14/2018
Source: Matthew J. Smith
State: NA | Segment: Top | 88 | 0
The headline is hardly a typo, nor does it refer to the honest organization called the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Injury and Sufficiency Debates 05/11/2018
Source: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 182 | 0
A recent news story reminded me of heart attack cases in Florida. I recall trying to explain Florida heart attack law to many ...Read More
 
 

Keefe: More Goofy Legislation in Workers' Comp 05/10/2018
By: Eugene Keefe
State: IL | Segment: Top | 297 | 0
Last month, the Illinois House of Representatives passed a bill that would again supposedly set up a tiny government insurer for the residual market. ...Read More
 
 

Goldstein: How Medicare's Interests Should Be Considered in Certain Settlements 05/09/2018
Source: Jean S. Goldstein
State: NE | Segment: Top | 112 | 0
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, through various memorandums and guides, has clearly stated that “[w]hile there are no statutory or regulatory provisions requiring that a (workers’ compensation Medicare set-aside) proposal be submitted to CMS for review, submission of...Read More
 
 

Luna: Workers' Comp Needs Quality Measures for Clinical Practice Guidelines 04/27/2018
By: Carlos Luna
State: NA | Segment: Top | 512 | 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has announced it will no longer fund its National Guideline Clearinghouse. ...Read More
 
 

Moore: Court Says Rx OK Even if Not FDA-Approved 05/08/2018
By: James Moore
State: NC | Segment: Top | 168 | 0
A North Carolina Appeals Court rendered a very interesting decision earlier this month that was a shocker. I am not saying whether or not I agree with the decision. Those kinds of decisions are best left to the courts.   ...Read More
 
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