The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA proposes changes to beryllium standardBy OSHA’s estimation, 62,000 employees are exposed to beryllium every year. The agency has ... Read More
Mark your calendars! The following is a list of all the major events in the workers’ compensation space that have been announced so far for 2019.
Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Educational ... Read More
In 2018, state and federal courts have largely found that the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 (ADA) preempts state workers' compensation laws establishing air ambulance reimbursement rates.
More recently, ... Read More
The Medicare Medicaid SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) imposed Mandatory Insurer Reporting obligations on all Responsible Reporting Entities (RREs). These mandatory requirements impart obligations ... Read More
Well, it’s that time of year again. As per the CDC, flu activity usually peaks between December and February, although activity can last as late as May. As we know, the flu is a contagious ... Read More
How Do Fee Schedule Changes Affect Physician Payments?
Physician payments are the largest category of medical expenditures for workers compensation (WC) claims, comprising approximately 40% of medical ... Read More
The California Court of Appeal, 1st District has now issued an opinion certified for publication in an important apportionment case, City of Petaluma V. WCAB (Aaron Lindh) (see text of the decision ... Read More