Workers' Compensation

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (10/5/2015)

 

 

 

 

 

 

NCCI Posts Sept. 2015 Quarterly Economics Briefing Newsletter.

ProPublica Wins Journalism Award for ‘Insult to Injury’ Workers’ Comp Series.

EEOC Declares Workers Comp Guidelines Don’t Supersede ADA.

AL: NCCI Explains 8.2 Percent Decrease in Loss Cost Filing.

CA: DWC Launches New Online QME Form 106 Panel Process 10/1/2015.

CA: Grand Jury Testimony Released in Alleged Insurance Fraud Scheme Case.

CA: Claims Adjuster Pleads Guilty for Paying Bogus WC Claims for Pro Athlete.

CA: DWC Posts Draft Revisions to Benefit Notice Manual.

CT: NCCI Explains 3.9 Percent Decrease in Loss Cost Filing.

CT: WCC Posts Latest Maximum Weekly Compensation Rate.

FL: NCCI Explains 1.9 Percent Decrease in Loss Cost Filing.

FL: DWC Posts Reminder of New Reimbursement Manual for ASCs Eff. 1-1-2016.

FL: Nominating Commission Lists Judges for Reappointment, New Nominees.

GA: SBWC to Upgrade Integrated Claims Management Web-Based System.

LA: Louisiana Work Fatalities for 2014 Released.

ME: MEMIC Announces $18M Dividend for Policyholders.

MA: DIA Announces Public Comment Sessions to Conduct Regulatory Review.

MS: WCC Posts FAQs on ICD-10 Transition, Fee Schedule.

MO: Jury Awards $7M to Former ALJ of DLIR in Disability Lawsuit.

NE: Lawmakers Mull Over Problems With Vocational Rehabilitation.

NM: WCA Posts Fee Schedule, Billing Instructions Eff. 1-1-2016.

NC: Misclassification Bill H482 Stalls While Legislature Set to Adjourn.

NC: IC Releases 2015 Annual Report.

OH: BWC Says New Comp Law Provides Relief for Ohio Nonprofit Organizations.

OK: WCC to Hear Injured Worker’s Appeal Even Though Employer Opted Out.

OR: SAIF Board of Directors Announce $120M Dividend.

OR: WCD Updates Medical Reporting Forms.

OR: WCD Updates Spanish Version of Health Care Provider’s Report.

TN: Bill Seeks to Cap Benefits, Limits Coverage of Workers Comp Claims.

TN: High Court Orders Payment of $16M Refund to Out-of-State Insurance Companies.

TX: Opinion Piece Blasts Texas Mutual’s System of Justice.

TX: Travis County DA Suspends Fraud Agreement With Texas Mutual.

TX: DWC Posts Interest Rate, Discount Rate for 10/1/2015-12/31/2015.

TX: DWC Seeks Input on Claim File Retention Period.

TX: DWC Proposes Changes to Amount, Payment of Temporary Income Benefits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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