According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 2,830 nonfatal injuries due to environmental heat exposure as well as 37 deaths in 2015. About 90 percent of those deaths happened between June ... Read More
Smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers are commonplace in today’s world. Such technology allows easy and instantaneous access to many types of information and can instantly connect people from ... Read More
Michelle Baker (BS, RN, CRRN, CCM) Paradigm Outcomes Manager of Network Services, is Chair Elect of the 2018-19 Commission for Case Manager Certification.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to ... Read More
On July 13, 2018 the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in Lawler & Cole CPAs, LLC, and Alabama Retail Association d/b/a Alabama Retail Comp v. Donald Cole which was on appeal for ... Read More
The Administrative Law Judge Division of the Industrial Commission of Arizona has issued guidance for cases involving full and final settlements, in the form of an informative and suggested best practices ... Read More
The Federal government has proposed a simplified medical billing process that may impact workers' compensation billing practices going forward. Most workers' compensation fee medical fee schedules are ... Read More
Regulatory Roundup is a weekly compilation of employee wellness and safety news.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Coalition calls for heat safety standard
Heat is the leading ... Read More
Around each mid-year I look back at what were the top events and trends in California workers’ compensation during the first half. Here in no particular order are my picks for the top 10 developments ... Read More