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TN: Senate Speaker Signs Bill Enacting Rental and Assignment of PPO Network Rights

Nashville, TN (CompNewsNetwork) - The Senate Speaker of the Tennessee General Assembly signed Bill 3162 which amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 6, Part 12. Present law requires that contracts between agents and medical providers to furnish medical services at rates other than the rates provided in the workers'...

NY: Health Provider Notices Now Available As Printable Electronic Files

New York , NY (CompNewsNetwork) - Parties of interest in workers' compensation cases may download a printable electronic file for notices and other Board correspondence instead of receiving such notices by mail. This practice reduces Board costs (and corresponding employer assessments) and is more...

Big Doings in Delaware--Lower Extremity Added to Practice Guidelines and Procedural Changes to UR (and a whole lot of other cool stuff)

Well, time for a tickertape parade if you ask me. The long-awaited Practice Guidelines for the lower extremity (including the knee) are now available. And the Utilization Review process has been reportedly streamlined. Will this make it more user friendly? Will the lawyers now step out of the submission...

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (8/26/2011) – Claimant’s Degenerative Knee Injury Caused By Original Work Injury

Larson's Spotlight on Degenerative Condition, Attorney's Fees, Health Care Provider, Facial Disfigurement, and Life Care Plan. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has...

PA: Massage Therapy Provided by LPN Is Covered Medical Expense

A Pennsylvania appellate court recently held the cost of massage therapy services provided by a licensed practical nurse that had been prescribed by claimant’s treating physician must be paid by the employer or carrier since the LPN was a “health care provider” under the state’s...