- Treatment guidelines help reduce amount of services used for low back injuries: WRCI
Medical treatment guidelines can help reduce the amount of medical services used for lower back injuries, but produce mixed results for helping to treat other types of injuries, according to the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
- N.J. comptroller’s report warns of ‘undisclosed revenue-share agreements’ by TPAs
Third-party administrators may be generating revenue through undisclosed “side agreements” that drive up public employers’ workers compensation costs, a report by the New Jersey Office of the State Comptroller warned recently.
- California lawmakers approve workers compensation reform package
California lawmakers approved a massive workers compensation reform package Friday that advocates say will boost benefits for injured workers while helping California employers to cope with rising comp rates for 2013.