Workers Compensation Press Updates

  • More California medical providers suspended for fraud
    California’s scouring of fraudulent workers comp medical providers continues, with the California Division of Workers’ Compensation announcing it has suspended eight more, bringing the total number of providers suspended this year to 46.
  • Wearable devices pack outsize safety punch
    Wearable technology has advanced from simply storing data to helping prevent or reduce workplace accidents, and can provide employers and insurers with invaluable information, industry analysts say.
  • Employer comp costs, benefits trend downward: Study
    Workers compensation employer costs and benefits as a share of payroll declined in 2015, according to a new report from the National Academy of Social Insurance released Wednesday.
  • Montana prepares to launch closed drug formulary
    Montana is preparing to adopt a closed drug formulary for injured workers, according to an announcement published on the webpage for the Work Loss Data Institute L.L.C., which is helping to bring a formulary there.