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National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (5/15/2016)

May 16, 2016 (1 min read)

WCRI Publishes New Study on Ambulatory Surgery Centers.

FDA Issues Three New Draft Guidances for Compound Drugs.

EEOC Issues New Guidance on Employer-Provided Leave, ADA.

AK: WCB Discusses Budget, HB 214 Workers Comp Appeals Commission.

AZ: ICA to Hold Hearing on One-Half Percent Assessment for Special Fund.

AZ: Governor Signs SB 1283 PDMP Bill.

CA: DWC Announces New Search Tool for Independent Medical Review Decisions.

CA: DWC Announces Appointment of Dr. Raymond Meister as Executive Medical Director.

CA: DWC Announces Appointment to Ethics Advisory Committee.

IN: WCRI Study Finds Little Change in Average Cost of WC Claims.

KY: Governor Replaces Workers Comp Nominating Panel With All New Members.

MD: WCC Revises Settlement Worksheet Form.

MO: Commission Caps Fees in an Undisputed Death Case.

NM: WCA Extends Proposed Rulemaking for Intoxication Rules.

NY: WCB Appeals Court Decision to Reopen WCL § 25-a Fund.

NY: WCB to Streamline Requests for Reimbursement From Special Disability Fund.

OR: WCD Modifies Request for Hearing/Response to Issue Forms.

RI: Governor Nominates New Chief Judge, Judge to Workers’ Compensation Court.