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CWCI Measures California Workers’ Comp Physician Reporting Changes Under the RBRVS Schedule
Posted on 28 Jan 2015 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

The average amount paid to California workers’ compensation treating physicians for medical reports fell more than 30 percent in the first quarter of 2014 as the state began to transition to a Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) fee schedule... Read More

WCRI Continues to Build Baseline to Monitor Impact of California’s Workers’ Compensation Reforms
Posted on 18 May 2014 by Thomas A. Robinson

But the $64,000 question is whether IMR will actually reduce medical costs As proponents and critics of controversial Senate Bill 863–California’s latest legislative effort to “reform” the state’s workers’ compensation... Read More

WCRI Study Says California Saw Five Percent Decrease in Medical Payments Per Claim in 2013
Posted on 11 Oct 2015 by Thomas A. Robinson

According to a study recently released by Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI), California enjoyed a five percent decrease in medical payments per workers’ compensation claim in 2013 on a year-over-year basis, likely reflecting... Read More

California: DIR Director Christine Baker Provides Update on Progress of SB 863 Eighteen Months After Operative Date
Posted on 12 Sep 2014 by David Bryan Leonard

A report from the California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2014, Dana Point, CA By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Without pause, Christine Baker, Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations, took the... Read More