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US DOL Longshore Division Examines Need for First Payment Notification to District Director.
Social Security ALJ Defends 93.8% Allowance Rate for Social Security Disability Claims.
U.S. House Bill Would Extend TRIA for Five Years.
AK: Governor Appoints Union Rep to Workers’ Compensation Board.
CA: DWC Announces Maximum/Minimum TTD Rates for 2015.
CA: WCIRB Submits Regulatory Filing.
CA: WCIRB Governing Committee Authorizes Regulatory Filing.
CA: WCIRB Posts Conference Presentation on Health of WC System.
CA: Senate Committee Passes AB 1634 Double Appeal Process for Workplace Safety Violations.
CA: Riverside County DA Announces Multi-Million Dollar Workers’ Comp Fraud Bust.
CO: Governor Signs HB 1383 to Increase Doctor Choice for Injured Workers.
CO: DWC Adopts Emergency Rule re Lump Sum Payment of Award.
CT: Undocumented Worker Wins $4.5M Workers Comp Settlement.
FL: Governor Signs HB 271 Limiting Penalties for Workers Comp Insurance Coverage.
FL: Governor Signs HB 785 Oral Vitamins, Nutrients, Supplements, Medical Food Not Reimbursable.
FL: Governor Signs HB 785 Employer Negotiations of Retrospectively Rated Premiums.
FL: Governor Signs HB 7177 PDMP Confidentiality of Information.
FL: Governor Signs SB 1308 Providing Greater Solvency Tools, Regulatory Authority of OIR.
FL: Governor Signs HB 7077 Regulation of Nonresident Sterile Compounding Permits.
GA: High Court to Hear Oral Argument in Death Benefits Case.
IL: Governor Signs SB 3287 to Limit Immunity for Safety Service Organizations.
IL: Dept. of Insurance Posts Workers Comp Insurance Oversight Report.
IN: WCB Posts Preliminary Guidelines for Employer Liability to Medical Service Facilities.
MN: Legislature Passes Bill Regulating Government Contractors.
MN: DLI Report Shows Continuing Trend of Big Drop in WC Claims.
NJ: Senate Passes Bill to Add Cost of Living Increases to WC Payments.
NM: High Court Rules TTD Benefits for Life Not Subject to Time Limits.
NY: WCB Posts New Maximum Weekly Benefit Rate.
NY: WCB Posts Latest Changes to Health Care Providers List.
NY: WCB Posts List of Newly Authorized Health Care Providers.
NC: IC Announces Policies to Promote Swifter Decisions.
OH: BWC Has Until June 30 to Appeal Decision Re Premium Overcharges.
OH: Report Finds Workers Comp Hearing Officers Gave Appearance of Impropriety.
OK: WCC Clarifies Procedures for Handling Claims Filed in Wrong Jurisdiction.
OR: WCD Updates Disability Calculators.
OR: WCD Adopts Temporary Rules to Postpone Adoption of Latest EDI Medical Bill Payments.
OR: SAIF President Fired After 3 Months on Job Considering Lawsuit Against SAIF.
TN: Prescription for Success Program Unveiled to Crack Down on Prescription Drug Abuse.
TX: DWC Commissioner Bordelon to Resign Effective August 1.
TX: TDI Files Petition to Adopt NCCI’s Statistical Plan.
TX: DWC to Hold Hearing 6/16 on Attorney’s Fees Rules.
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