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Workers Compensation News

Voucher Could be Sole Factor for Payments from $120M Fund

Qualifying for the Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit voucher may be
CA
04/17/14

BWC Board Agrees to Invest $50M With Major GOP Donor

By Peter MantiusNorthern Bureau ChiefThe Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s
OH
04/17/14

Commissioner: New System Faster So Far

The commission opened operations on Feb. 1 as a result
OK
04/17/14
The 1-800 help line is "a complete waste of time."
NA
04/17/14
PROFESSIONAL COLUMNS
Important Recent Case Law for New York
WCC Staff

NEW! Cerverizzo v. City of New York, 11977, 15302/05, 84681/05, 85328/06, 86200/07, (04/08/2014): A worker who suffered injuries from his alleged inhalation of toxic fumes whi Read More

Why Does Surgery Cost Double in Workers' Comp?
David Langham

On Monday, this blog was about the disparity in the way medical procedures are reimbursed, and the delay in implementation of the sustainable growth rate (SGR). Interesting questions need to be answered about what the appropriate reimbursement is for medical procedures. We also need to be able to answer the questions Read More

Five Tips for Managing the Exceptional Claim
Will Smith

Good claims management is all about anticipating and avoiding the unexpected and managing the situation to a positive outcome. It's about recognizing the signs that a case may be morphing into a crisis, noticing the waves receding before the tsunami, observing the silence and realizing that a storm is brewing. It's Read More

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Apr 22, 2014
CSIA’s 2014 Annual Meeting a...
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