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CA: Dispute Resolution Process Must Be Used to Object to Timely Utilization Review Denials

Tomas Garcia v. Meterman, Inc. Medical Treatment—Utilization Review—WCAB rescinded WCJ's finding issued after expedited hearing that applicant/foreman/laborer was entitled to an orthopedic mattress as part of his medical treatment to cure or relieve effects of his 10/1/2004 admitted...

CA: ACIC Supports MSP Resolution, CIGA, Agent Licensing Bills, Opposes Arbitration, Utilization Review Bills

SACRAMENTO , CA – ACIC has posted its weekly bill roundup. Notable workers’ compensation-related bills include: Bills Heard the Week of June 14 Assembly Health Committee – June 15 AJR 42 (Solorio) Medicare Secondary Payer Enhancement Act of 2010. AJR 42 would request Congress...

Cal. Comp. Cases August 2010 Advanced Postings (8/25/2010)

Here's the fourth batch of advanced postings for the August 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the complete headnotes and full case summaries. © Copyright 2010 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Contra Costa County Fire Protection...