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Workers' Compensation

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (9/22/2014)

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NCCI Examines Medicare Set-Asides and Workers Compensation.

NCCI to Recommend More Decreases in Workers Comp Rates for States.

OSHA Issues Final Rule for Injury Reporting of Hospitalization, Amputation, Loss of Eye.

DOL Awards $10.2M to Fund Workers Misclassification Detection Enforcement Activities.

Gulf Oil Spill: Missing Comma After Workers’ Compensation May Leave Open Coverage Liability.

CMS Modifies Requirements for HICNs, SSNs for Non-Group Health Plan RREs.

AL: NCCI Explains 2.6 Percent Decrease in Loss Cost Filing.

AK: WCD Posts Bulletin on Out of State Medical Treatment and Services.

CA: Governor Vetoes AB 2271 Anti-Discrimination Against Unemployed.

CA: Governor Signs AB 1634 Re OSHA Civil Penalties for Abatement.

CA: DWC Revises Proposed Copy Service Fee Schedule Regs.

CA: DWC Updates Physician Fee Schedule FAQs re DMEs.

CA: DWC Posts Adjustments to OMFS Physician/Non-Physician Services.

CA: DWC Posts Adjustments to OMFS DMEPOS.

IN: Dept. of Labor Releases 2013 Workplace Fatality Report.

IA: Governor Open to Reviewing Medical Marijuana Proposals.

LA: LWC Reports Work-Related Fatalities Declined in 2013.

ME: Ins. Dept. Posts Presentation on ACA and Maine’s Insurance Market.

ME: WCB Posts Medical Fee Schedule Annual Update.

NJ: A3542 Would Increase Mandatory Retirement Age to 75 for Workers Comp Judges.

ND: Culture of Risk and Worker Injuries in North Dakota’s Oil and Gas Industry.

OK: WCC Posts Alert on Physician Education for AMA Guides Sixth Edition.

OR: WCD Posts Latest Mileage, Lodging, Meal Rates.

OR: WCD Proposes Rule Changes for Electronic Reporting of WC Coverage Data.

RI: Workers Comp Judge Vacates Criminal Contempt Citation Against Lawyer.

TX: DWC Sets Weekly Benefit Rates Effective 10/1/2014.

UT: Labor Commissioner Appoints New Utah OSHA Director.

VA: NCCI Explains 0.9 Percent Increase in Loss Cost Filing.

WA: L&I Proposes 1.8 Percent Increase in 2015 Workers Comp Rates.

WA: High Court Blocks Worker Asbestos Lawsuit Against Boeing.

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