- Veterans Administration nurse charged in comp fraud scheme
A former Veterans Administration nurse in Syracuse, New York, who filed a workers compensation claim for a back injury in 1995, allegedly filed more than $72,000 in false travel claims, acting U.S. Attorney Grant C. Jaquith’s office announced Tuesday.
- Workplace violence guidelines remain in place under Trump administration
Employers should continue to take steps to prevent workplace violence, as guidance documents issued under the Obama administration have not been rescinded by the Trump administration.
- Opioid weaning problems remain in California comp formulary but no delay expected
The workers compensation drug formulary in California is still on track for a Jan. 1, 2018, implementation despite lingering questions regarding opioids.