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NATIONAL AND STATE NEWS:
NCCI Posts Workers’ Comp Claim Frequency 2013 Update.
9th Cir Ruling Enables CMS to Refer Debt to Collections During Appeals.
CA: WCIRB Submits 6.9% Workers Comp Rate Hike for 2014.
CA: WCAN Hopes SB 863 Reforms Kick in to Slow Down Rate Increases.
CA: DWC Readopts Emergency Regs: IMR, IBR, Lien Filing Fee.
CA: 43 Football Coaches, Staff Have Pending Workers Comp Claims in Calif.
CT: Labor Union Urges Expansion of WC Law to Cover Mental Distress.
CT: WCC Posts 2012-2013 Annual Report.
FL: DWC Posts 2014 Legislative Agenda; Increase in Compensation Rate.
ID: IC Posts Reminders on Expediting Lump Sum Settlements.
ID: IC Provides Guidance on Electronic Payments of WC Benefits.
IA: NCCI Recommends 2% Decrease in Workers Comp Rates Eff. Jan. 1.
KS: Workers’ Comp Nominating Committee’s First Session Closed to Public.
MO: Governor’s Veto of SB 34 WC Database Sustained by Legislature.
NJ: A2000 Independent Contractor/Trucking Business Bill Vetoed by Governor.
NJ: DWC Proposes to Increase Max. WC Benefit Rates (see 45 N.J.R. 2022(a)).
OH: IC, BWC Propose Rule Changes re Wage Loss Compensation.
OK: Governor Makes Appointment to Workers Comp Transition Team.
OR: DCBS Announces 7.6% Decrease in Workers Comp Rates.
TN: NCCI Recommends 8.4% Decrease in Loss Costs.
TN: DWC Proposes More Regs to Implement Reforms.
TX: Insurance Carrier Pharmacy Closed Formulary Data Call Results Posted.
TX: DWC Marks Centennial of Workers’ Comp Laws.
WV: NCCI Explains 8.8% Decrease in Loss Cost Filing.
WI: GOP Lawmakers Seek to Reign in High Medical Costs for Workers’ Comp.