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NCCI Posts Updated Report on Frequency, Severity of Claims Countrywide.
Crack Down on Drug Diversion With Prescription Database, Social Media.
OSHA Orders Norfolk So. RR Co. to Pay $1.1M for Terminating 3 Workers for Reporting Injuries.
Employers Holdings Posts 4th Quarter and 2012 Earnings.
CA: AB 1309 Would Bar Specified Retired Pro Athletes From Seeking Calif WC Benefits.
CA: AB 1010 Would Publish WC Insurer Financial Statements Online.
CA: SB 626 Addresses SB 863 Provisions on IMR, Chiropractors, Psychiatric Disorders.
CA: AB 322 Would Require Licensing, Regulation of Home Health Care Providers.
CA: AB 638 Would Establish Priority Conferences for Employees of Uninsured Employers.
CA: SB 487 Would Establish Self-Insured Group Security Fund.
CA: AB 517 Would Deposit Civil Penalties Against Educational Institutions Into WC Revolving Fund.
CA: SB 527 Would Extend Leave of Absence Entitlement to Lifeguards in City of San Diego.
CA: DWC Audit Unit Warns Payors Must Negotiate in Good Faith With Potential Lien Claimants.
CA: DWC Posts Fee Schedule Adjustments for Hospital Outpatient Depts, Ambulatory Surgical Centers.
CA: DWC Posts Updated Time of Hire Pamphlet.
CA: WCIRB Classification & Rating Committee Posts March 5 Meeting Agenda.
CA: Former Pro Football Players Seek to Overturn Arbitration Decision re WC Benefits.
CA: CWCI Continues Case Law Series With 2013 Update.
CO: Columnist Warns HB 13-1025 Could Increase Workers Comp Premiums.
CT: Lawmakers Forge Ahead With Workers Comp Mental Trauma Bill.
FL: Court Strikes Down 1994 Workers Comp Reform re 104 Week TTD Indemnity Limit.
FL: HB 831 Would Change Enforcement Procedures for PDMPs.
GA: House Passes HB 178 to Restrict Licensing of Pain Management Clinics.
IL: Doctor Says Workers Comp System Not a Level Playing Field.
IL: Springfield Reports $1.4M Reduction in Workers’ Comp Costs.
IN: House Passes HB 1320 Hospital Fee Schedule Changes.
IA: HF 274 Would Modify Alternative Care Procedures for Medical Treatment.
KS: Senate Passes SB 187 re ALJ Nomination and Appointments Process.
LA: LWCC Issues Largest Dividend in History to Policyholders.
LA: OWC Publishes Electronic Medical Billing and Payment Companion Guide (p. 105 of PDF).
MO: New Plan in Works to Keep Paying Second Injury Fund Lawyers.
NH: LGC Faces Dilemma of How to Repay $17,1M to Cities, Towns.
NH: LGC Members Advised re No Collective Repayment of $17.1M Order.
NY: SWCB Announces Medical Treatment Guideline Program Improvements Go Live.
NY: SWCB Announces Availability of eClaims Trading Partner Registration, Revised Tables.
NC: SB 43, SB 44, SB 51 Claims Study, Data Disclosure & Collection Passed by Senate.
OH: BWC Introduces Rules to Accelerate Reforms of Self-Insured Dept.
OH: March 14 Hearing to Finalize Restitution Amounts Owed by BWC to Ohio Businesses.
OK: Senate Passes Workers Comp Reform.
OK: House Plans to Make Modifications to Workers Comp Reform Bill.
OK: House Committee Approves Bill to Privatize CompSource Oklahoma.
OK: Senate Passes SB 522 Restrictions on Compounding Pharmacies.
OK: Attorney General Urges Businesses to Report Workers Comp Fraud Big and Small.
OR: Feb 2013 Final Version of 2012 State Premium Rate Ranking Report Now Available.
SC: WCC Withdraws Proposed Rule Change Re Oral Argument Arrival Time.
TN: Governor’s Workers Comp Reform Plan Raises Concerns for Injured Workers.
TN: Top Dem Lawmaker Slams Governor for Hurting Workers With Proposed WC Reforms.
TX: Two Bills Filed to Privatize Texas Mutual Insurance.
TX: Governor Reappoints Rod Bordelon as Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation.
TX: DWC Posts Feb. 2013 Safety & Health Update.
VA: Lawmakers Table HB 1612 Fee Schedule Changes.
VA: Lawmakers Table HB 2206 Prompt Payments to Health Care Service Providers.
VA: House Nominates Election of Robert Ferrell Newman to WCC Commencing 3/1/2013.