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AIA Releases Statement on 2012 Elections; Reauthorization of TRIA as Top Priority.
WCRI Conference Date Set; Stimulating and Provocative Program Promised.
AZ: IC Claims Division Releases Average Monthly Wage Procedure Eff. 12/3/2012.
CA: DWC Posts Draft SB 863 Rules Re SJDB, Doctor Predesignation, Chiropractic PTP.
CA: DWC Announces Nov. 14 Meeting Re Changes to Physician Fee Schedule.
CA: CDI to Hold Public Hearing on 11/16 Re Jan. 1 Pure Premium Rate Filing.
CA: DWC Opens Registration for 20th Annual Educational Conference.
CA: Contra Costa County to Receive $1.3M in Grant Funds to Fight Insurance Fraud.
CT: Dept. of Labor Issues Stop Work Orders to 16 Companies.
GA: Governor Appoints Gobeil to State Board of Workers’ Compensation.
GA: High Court Backs Employer’s Access to Injured Worker’s Health Information.
IA: Insurance Commissioner Approves WC Rate Increase.
LA: Court Affirms Certification of Healthcare Providers Class Action Re Silent PPOs.
MI: Judge Rules Injured Worker Has Right to Have Case Heard Locally.
MI: Accident Fund Celebrates 100th Anniversary.
MI: Attorney Alex Berman’s Blog Honored as a LexisNexis Top 25 Workers’ Comp Blogs.
MN: DLI Posts Tentative Timetable for 1/1/2014 Electronic Data Interchange Implementation.
MS: WCC Posts Revised Procedural Rules Effective Nov. 1.
MO: Attorney General Seeks to Fix Second Injury Fund.
NE: WCC Posts Information on Courtroom Technology.
NE: WCC Posts Notice, Agenda for Public Meeting Dec. 13.
NY: WCB to Consider Applications to Excuse Delay/Default Caused by Hurricane Sandy.
NY: WCB Posts 2013 Hearing Schedule.
NY: Court Affirms WCB on Boxer’s Misrepresentation of Workplace Injury.
NY: 2012 Acute Case Inpatient Rates, Exempt Hospitals, Detoxification Inpatient Rates.
NC: IC Says Enhanced Document Portal With Pay-Later Capability Now Available.
NC: Insurance Commissioner Approves Decrease in Loss Costs.
OH: Sarah Morrison Appointed BWC Chief Legal Officer.
OH: Injured Casino Workers Argue Casino’s Self Insurance Program Shouldn’t Apply to Them.
OR: WCD Posts Revised Elective Surgery Notification Form.
OR: WCD Posts Revised Version of PTD Calculator.
OR: WCD Reports Total WC Defense Legal Costs Decreased 6% in 2011.
OR: MAC to Discuss Opioid Position Paper at Nov. 16 Meeting.
PA: Former Volunteer Firefighter Acquitted on Fraud Charges.
TN: Governor, GOP, Business Groups Not in Total Agreement on Extent of WC Reforms.
TX: DWC Seeks Input on Medical Quality Review CY 2013 Annual Audit Plan.
TX: DWC Amends Rules Re Reporting Standards and State Specific Requirements.
TX: DWC Announces Recent Enforcement Actions.
TX: DWC Reports Rate of Nonfatal Injuries/Illnesses in Private Sector Unchanged in 2011.
TX: AG Opinion Addresses Concealed Hand Guns in Vehicles on Employer Parking Lots.
TX: WCRI Study Finds WC Costs Per Claim Declined Following Several Years of Growth.
TX: High Court Renders Judgment for Insurer, Reverses Award in Back Injury Case.
VA: High Court Rules Estate of Asbestos Victim Not Barred by WC Act From Suing Shipbuilder.
WA: L&I Offering Free Emergency Washing/Eyewash Workshops for Employers.