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NESRI Posts National Workers’ Comp Trends, Developments Paper.

IAIABC Posts Journal Paper on Future of Workers Compensation.

Insurance Agents, PEO Brokers See Potential Collaboration.

SSA Solicits Comments on Workers Comp/Public Disability Questionnaire.

Insurance Company Provides Ebola Insurance for Health Care Workers.

WILG Conference Speaker Details History of Workers Comp Law.

AK: Lawmaker to Prefile Bills on Return to Work, Drug Dispensing, Drug Misuse.

AZ: State Denies Liability in Firefighter Deaths Under Exclusive Remedy, Firefighter’s Rule.

CA: WCIRB Posts Agenda for Nov. 4 Actuarial Committee Meeting.

CA: 9th Circuit Schedules Oral Argument Nov. 18 in Angelotti v. Baker.

CA: DWC Posts Fee Schedule Changes for Hospital Outpatient Depts, ASCs.

CA: Manufacturing Lobbying Group Undergoes Leadership Change.

CO: NCCI Explains Zero Percent Change in Loss Cost Filing.

FL: OJCC Posts Rules of Procedure Changes Effective 11-10-2014.

FL: 3rd DCA Refuses to Send WC Constitutionality Case to High Court.

ID: Dept. of Insurance Announces Slight Workers Comp Rate Reduction.

IL: WCRI Study Claims Reforms Showing Results, Costs of Medical Payments Decline.

IA: Court Rules Employers Must Release Surveillance Videos in WC Cases.

MA: DIA Revises Shoulder Injury Treatment Guideline October 2014.

NE: WCC Sets Nov. 17 Deadline for Judge Applications.

NV: High Court Rules Strip Dancers Are Employees, Not Independent Contractors.

NY: WCB Announces 2015 Assessment Rate.

NY: Governor Announces Workers Comp Costs to Drop by $45M.

NY: WCB Updates List of Authorized Health Care Providers.

NY: WCB Updates List of Newly Authorized Health Care Providers.

NC: Governor Continues to Change Composition of IC With Pro-Business Appointments.

OH: BWC Approves Rule to Provider Quick Care to Injured Workers.

OH: BWC Announces Rebate Checks Headed to Dayton Area.

OR: Oregonians Debate Impact of Legalization of Marijuana.

OR: NCCI Explains 5.3 Percent Decrease in Loss Cost Filing.

PA: Governor Signs HB 1846 Physician Dispensing Reform Bill.

PA: Governor Signs SB 1180 Prescription Drug Monitoring Bill.

TX: Governor Appoints Jessica Corna as Injured Employee Public Counsel.

TX: SORM Announces New Executive Director.

TX: Texas Mutual Seeks to Cut Last Formal Ties With State.

WV: Article Examines Apportionment of Preexisting Impairment Using AMA Guides, Rule 20.

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