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WA: L&I Launches "Nailed" Blog to Fight Fraud
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

TUMWATER, WA – The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has launched a blog highlighting the agency’s work combating workers’ comp and contractor fraud. The blog, called Nailed, contains information on major fraud convictions... Read More

FL: CFO Sink Announces Wrap Up of Statewide Workers' Comp Sweep
Posted on 10 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Florida CFO Alex Sink announced Tuesday that a two-day sweep shut down 70 employers for violations of Florida’s Workers’ Compensation laws. As part of the statewide effort, investigators with the Department of Financial Services’... Read More

TX: Workers' Comp Whistleblowers Say TDI Failed to Sanction Unscrupulous Doctors
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Tribune reports that Dr. Ken Ford and attorney Cathy Lockhart, who investigated medical fraud for the state Division of Workers' Compensation before they were terminated earlier this year, say that the Texas Dept. of Insurance... Read More

TX: DWC Whistleblowers Expected to Testify Today
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Tribune reports that Dr. Ken Ford and attorney Cathy Lockhart, who investigated medical fraud at the Division of Workers' Compensation, are expected to testify today before the Sunset Advisory Committee, which is charged with... Read More

FL: DWC to Hold Workshop on Proposed Rule Changes for Compensation Notice
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

TALLAHASSEE, FL - The Florida Division of Workers' Compensation has announced a w orkshop on the Notice of Proposed Rule Amendment for the Division of Workers' Compensation Rule 69L-6.007, Compensation Notice, for Tuesday, June 29, 2010 @ 1:00... Read More

MO: Workers’ Comp Referrals for Violations Doubles in 2010
Posted on 13 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – T he Missouri Labor Department's Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) fraud and noncompliance referrals to the Attorney General for workers’ compensation violations more than doubled in the first quarter of... Read More

TX: Lawmakers Call for Investigation of Alleged Fraud by Workers' Comp Doctors
Posted on 18 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Tribune reports that lawmakers plan to investigate the consequences for patient care and the state’s finances as a result of the explosive allegations last week by former employees of the Texas Department of Insurance's... Read More

TX: Sunset Commission to Vote on Workers' Comp Changes Related to Physician Fraud, Abuse
Posted on 1 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Tribune reports that the Texas Sunset Commission is scheduled to vote next Tuesday on recommended changes to the Texas Dept. of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation's process of investigating fraud and abuse among... Read More