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NATIONAL AND STATE NEWS:
Former CEO of Arkansas Workers’ Comp Commission Joins WCRI.
ICD-10 to Impact Workers Comp, Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies.
A.M. Best Releases Report on U.S. Captive Insurance Results.
Barbara Silverstone Named New Executive Director for NOSSCR.
CMS Posts New Excluded ICD-9 Diagnosis Codes for No-Fault Claim Records.
AZ: IC Posts NCCI Report on Medical Costs in Arizona.
CA: How Multicultural Healthcare Providers Can Help Solve Doctor Shortage.
CA: New Face of the Culturally Sensitive Generation of Healthcare Providers.
CA: OSIP Launches E-Filing Portal for Self-Insured Public Agencies.
CA: Amended AB 1309 Clarifies Bill Applies to Pro Athletes Only.
CA: Pepper Spray Cop at UC Davis to Receive WC Benefits.
CA: DWC Final Interpreter Services Rules Now in Effect
CA: DWC Posts Fact Sheet for RBRVS Physician Fee Schedule.
CA: DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing for MPN Rules.
CA: WCIRB Reports Impact of SB 863 on Loss Development.
CA: CDI Approves TRIPRA Endorsements.
CA: Ex-S.F. Housing Chief Files for Workers Comp.
FL: FLOIR to Review NCCI’s 1% Workers Comp Rate Increase Filing.
KS: Nominating Committee for Comp Judges Plans Open Meetings.
MD: WCC Posts Information on Carriers in Liquidation.
MT: Dept of Labor Cites Decrease in Workplace Injuries, Benefits of Reforms.
NH: LGC Names Senate President Peter Bragdon as New Director.
NH: Public Hearing on NCCI Rate Filing Scheduled for 10/2/2013.
NY: WCB to Work With Stakeholders to Improve WC System.
NY: WCB Partners With Deloitte to Reengineer Claims Management System.
NY: WCB Post Changes to List of Authorized Providers.
OH: BWC Highlights Preventative Measures for Workers Near Grain Bins.
OH: Facebook Photos Reveal Man Fraudulently Collected WC Benefits.
OR: WCD Proposes Changes to Electronic Data Interchange Rules.
OR: WCD Posts 2012 ALJ, Mediator Rating Scores.
SC: WCC Posts FAQs on Mediation Rules Eff. 6-28-2013.
SC: WCC OKs Proposed Amendments to Lump Sum Payment Rules.
TX: Commissioner Bordelon Appoints New Medical Advisor.
TX: DWC Posts Safety & Health Update August 2013.
TX: OIEC Calls for Reform of State WC System Unfair to Injured Workers.
TX: TDI Adopts Amendments to TX Basic Manual of Rules, Classifications.