Workers' Compensation

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Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) Reform
Posted on 6 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved the Federal Workers' Compensation Modernization and Improvement Act (H.R. 2465), which is designed to strengthen and enhance the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA), the workers' compensation... Read More

Illinois Workers Comp Reform: Notice of Preferred Medical Provider
Posted on 28 Oct 2011 by Brad Bleakney

The Illinois Workers Compensation Commission has approved the official language to be used to notify injured employees of employer selected "Preferred Provider Programs" (PPP) that is, employer selected medical networks for work injury related... Read More

Illinois Workers’ Comp Reform: An Interview With Mark Walls, Assistant VP - Claims, Safety National
Posted on 14 Feb 2012 by Karen C. Yotis

In this Emerging Issues Analysis article now available on the LexisNexis Bookstore for purchase, Karen C. Yotis, Esq. examines the 2011 legislative reforms to Illinois workers’ compensation from a claims-handling perspective, as explained to her... Read More

CWCI Study Finds California Workers’ Comp Medical Payments Exceed Pre-Reform Levels
Posted on 14 Sep 2011 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

Average amounts paid per claim for treatment, prescriptions and durable medical equipment (DME), medical management and cost containment, and med-legal reports in the California workers' compensation system have grown steadily since 2005, pushing... Read More

Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Law Upheld By State Supreme Court
Posted on 17 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has upheld Senate Bill 1062, which replaced the state's Workers' Compensation Code with the Administrative Workers' Compensation Act, and which allows some employers to opt out of the state workers' compensation... Read More