- Ohio comp rates to decrease 9.1% in 2015 for local government workers
Government entities in Ohio will see workers compensation rates decrease at an average of 9.1% as of 2015, the board of directors of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation announced.
- California leads U.S. states in workers compensation costs
A biennial ranking showing that workers compensation rates have risen more in California, New York and New Jersey than other states could help drive workers comp reforms nationwide.
- CDC tightens safety rules at U.S. hospitals treating patients with Ebola
The U.S. CDC tightened safety rules nationwide for all hospitals that treat patients with Ebola after two nurses contracted the disease when treating a Dallas hospital patient who died earlier this month from the virus.
- Pennsylvania curbs physician presecription drug dispensing and repackaging
Pennsylvania is the latest state taking action to limit physician dispensing and drug repackaging to control workers compensation costs and ensure better claimant outcomes.