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National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (2/29/2016)

February 29, 2016 (1 min read)

Sedgwick Institute Names Workers Comp Expert Richard Victor as Senior Fellow.

NIOSH Examines Latest Advances in Assessing Occupational Exposure Limits.

JPMorgan Chase Study Examines Impact of “Online Platform Economy”.

AK: DWC Emergency Regulations Made Permanent Eff. 3/11/2016.

CA: DWC Announces Electronic Submission of IMR Applications, Medical Records.

CA: RAND Submits Preliminary Findings Evaluating Impact of SB 863.

CA: Former Senator Leland Lee Sentenced to Five Years in Prison.

CA: CWCI Continues Case Law Series With 2016 Update.

CT: Lawmakers Draft Several Versions of Firefighter  Cancer Bill.

FL: Lawmakers Consider Two Firefighter Cancer Presumption Bills.

GA: House Approves Firefighter Cancer Bill.

IL: Court Refuses to Enforce Undisputed Part of WC Award When Final Judgment Still Pending.

KS: Dem Lawmakers Push Three House Bills to Reform Workers Comp System.

NY: WCB Adopts New Rule on Voluntary Binding Review of Decisions.

NY: WCB Posts Newly Authorized Health Care Providers.

NY: WCB Posts Changes to List of Authorized Health Care Providers.

NY: WCRI Reports on Latest Trends in NY Workers Comp System.

OH: BWC Proposes Another Private Employer Rate Reduction.

OK: Oklahoma Opt Out Statute Ruled Unconstitutional by State Agency.

OR: DCBS Posts Medical Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda for 3/11.

OR: WCD Revises Forms for Health Care Providers to Report Medical Data.

PA: House to Vote on Medical Marijuana Next Month, Governor Plans to Sign Bill.

SC: WCC Approves Applications to Self-Insure 21 Prospective Members of Two Funds.

TX: DWC Finalizes Medical Quality Review CY 2016 Annual Audit Plan.

TX: DWC Posts Performance Based Oversight 2017 Methodology Paper.

VA: SB 621 Structured Settlement Bill Sent to Governor.

VA: Newman Appointed to Six-Year Term as WCC Commissioner.

WY: Senate Committee Approves HB 46 Workers Comp Investment Bill.









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