- Side effect of new pot laws? Low demand for medical marijuana
- Illinois medical payments for comp claims 24% higher than other states
Medical payments per workers compensation claim were 24% higher in Illinois than the median for other states examined in a new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
- California moving forward with comp drug formulary starting Jan. 1
California regulators are proceeding with an evidence-based drug formulary for medical providers treating injured workers starting Jan. 1, 2018.
- Safety efforts in meat, poultry industry face hurdles
- Texas sets 2018 medical fee guideline conversion factors
The Texas Department of Insurance has sets medical fee guideline conversion factors for 2018, based on the Medicare Economic Index, which increased 1.4% for next year.
- Safety advocate to retire
- Los Angeles police union can create comp delivery system
Officers with the Los Angeles Police Protective League will be able to create their own alternatives for workers compensation benefit delivery and dispute resolution under a collective bargaining agreement with the City of Los Angeles.
- ESIS product helps with injured worker advocacy
ESIS has launched its new worker advocacy model, ESIS Care, that aims to eliminate barriers in the workers compensation process for injured workers.