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National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (9/14/2015)

September 14, 2015 (1 min read)

Obama Signs Executive Order for Federal Contractors to Provide Paid Sick Leave.

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Prices.

Houses Passes Bills to Address Opioid Abuse.

NIOSH Examines Lessons Learned of 9/11 Health Effects.

Study Finds Police Officer Risk of Injury in Stationary Car.

Study Examines Cost Benefits of Program to Reduce Work-Family Conflict.

CA: Governor Signs SB 623 UEF, SIBTF Benefits for Undocumented Immigrants.

CA: Senate Approves AB 305 Workers Comp Gender Parity.

CA: Lawmakers Reach Deal on Statewide Medical Marijuana Regulations.

CT: WCC Posts 2014-2015 Annual Report.

FL: DWC Posts Changes to Proposed Rules for Expert Medical Advisors.

IL: Governor Appoints Two New Arbitrators.

MD: WCC Online Prescription Drugs Cost Survey Now Available.

MA: DIA Delays Changes in Reporting Process for Assessment Data, Payments.

MI: Lawyer Says Injured Workers End Up Paying for Premium Reductions.

MO: Missouri Employers to See Workers Comp Rates Drop Again in 2016.

NE: Workers Comp Decision Summaries for FY2015 Now Available.

NJ: Accelerating Permanency Payments When There Is a Large Third Party Award.

OK: State Agency Fails to Obtain Approval Before Implementing Self-Insurance Plan.

OR: WCD Updates Injured Workers’ Reimbursement Rates Eff. 10-1-2015.

OR: SAIF Announces $120M Dividend to Employers.

NY: WCB Files Ambulatory Surgery Fee Schedule Regulations.

NY: WCB Chair Announces Adoption of ICD-10 Eff. 10-1-2015.

NY: WCB Updates List of Authorized Health Care Providers.

NY: WCB Updates List of Newly Authorized Health Care Providers.

TX: Texas Mutual Pays $225M in Dividends to Policyholders.

WY: Wyoming Workplace Deaths Increased in 2014.









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