Workers' Compensation

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (6/8/2015)

 

 

 

 

 

 

NIOSH Research Improves Equipment Design to Help Protect Firefighters.

Congressman Wants to Help Gig Economy Survive, Protect On-Demand Worker Rights.

Bipartisan Legislation Unveiled for Medicare Secondary Payer, Workers Comp Settlements.

AIA Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Administration of Workers Comp Set-Asides.

Obama Signs Bill to Remove Social Security Numbers From Medicare Cards.

College of Workers’ Comp Lawyers Announces 2014 Law Student Writing Contest Winner.

AK: Governor Signs HB 178 Extension to Revise List of Workers Comp Medical Fees.

CA: WCIRB C&R Posts Agenda for June 10 Meeting.

CA: WCIRB Governing Committee Posts Agenda for June 10 Meeting.

CA: DWC Issues First 15-Day Comment Period for QME Regulations.

CA: CHSWC Posts IMR, MTUS Presentation From June 4 Meeting.

CA: 1st DCA Sets Oral Argument for Sept. 30 in Stevens Constitutionality Case.

CA: Governor Appoints Hassid as Deputy Director, Legislation & Policy at DIR.

CA: State Fund Names Margie Lariviere as General Counsel.

CA: Ins. Commissioner Appoints New Head of Dept. of Ins. Law Enforcement Branch.

CA: Senate Passes SB 140 e-Cigarette Regulation.

CO: Pinnacol to Expand Into Other States, Launch Employee Wellness Business.

FL: Court Says Judge Should Have Disqualified Himself for Bias.

ID: IC Posts NCCI Rates for 2015.

ID: IC Posts 2014 Annual Report.

IN: WCB Posts 2015 Self-Insurance Application and Guidelines.

IA: Complaints That Branstad Administration Unethically Influenced ALJs Now Resolved.

IL: Governor Decries Workers Comp Reforms Approved by House.

IL: Governor Appoints Joseph Wright as Medical Marijuana Director.

KS: DOL Updates Practice and Procedure Guide.

MA: The Republican Launches Series on Opioid Crisis.

NV: Governor Signs SB 231 Physician Dispensing Limit, Intoxication Burden of Proof.

NV: Governor Signs SB 232 Subrogation Rights.

NV: Bill to Adopt AMA Guides Sixth Dies Due to Strong Opposition.

NY: WCB Proposes Rules as Part of Business Process Reengineering Project.

NJ: NJCRIB Posts 2014 Annual Report.

ND: Air Ambulance Company Sues WSI, Health Dept. Over New Laws.

OK: WCC Posts 5/26/2015 Meeting Minutes on Appeals.

OR: NFIB Director Warns HB 2764 Could Raise Rates by Five Percent.

SC: NCCI Explains 1.9% Loss Cost Filing Increase.

TN: Lawmaker Says Opt Out Bill Amended, Set for Passage Next Session.

TN: Supreme Court to Hear Oral Argument in Workers Comp Surcharges Case.

TX: Governor Signs SB 653 Burial Benefit Increase.

TX: Governor Signs SB 339 Medical Marijuana for Seizure, Epilepsy Patients.

TX: DWC Releases Educational Video for Transition to ICD-10 Code Sets.

WI: Lawmakers Throw Out Governor’s Proposal to Transfer WC Agency Functions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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