Workers' Compensation

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PA: Massage Therapy Provided by LPN Is Covered Medical Expense
Posted on 25 Oct 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

A Pennsylvania appellate court recently held the cost of massage therapy services provided by a licensed practical nurse that had been prescribed by claimant’s treating physician must be paid by the employer or carrier since the LPN was a “health... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (8/26/2011) – Claimant’s Degenerative Knee Injury Caused By Original Work Injury
Posted on 26 Aug 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Degenerative Condition, Attorney's Fees, Health Care Provider, Facial Disfigurement, and Life Care Plan. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer... Read More

Big Doings in Delaware--Lower Extremity Added to Practice Guidelines and Procedural Changes to UR (and a whole lot of other cool stuff)
Posted on 14 Jun 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Well, time for a tickertape parade if you ask me. The long-awaited Practice Guidelines for the lower extremity (including the knee) are now available. And the Utilization Review process has been reportedly streamlined. Will this make it more user friendly... Read More

NY: Health Provider Notices Now Available As Printable Electronic Files
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by

New York , NY (CompNewsNetwork) - Parties of interest in workers' compensation cases may download a printable electronic file for notices and other Board correspondence instead of receiving such notices by mail. This practice reduces Board costs ... Read More

TN: Senate Speaker Signs Bill Enacting Rental and Assignment of PPO Network Rights
Posted on 7 Apr 2010 by

Nashville, TN (CompNewsNetwork) - The Senate Speaker of the Tennessee General Assembly signed Bill 3162 which amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 6, Part 12. Present law requires that contracts between agents and medical providers to furnish medical services... Read More