H&W New York Workers' Compensation Defense Newsletter Vol. 4, Issue 1 Board Continues Drug Formulary RolloutBoard Continues Program to Replace C-4 Forms with CMS-1500Section 32 Agreements Now ... Read More
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Pennsylvania - On Monday, the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee took up HB 432, a bill that would provide workers’ compensation coverage for first responders suffering from ... Read More
La petite mort is more than a mere expression in France; it turns out it may actually constitute a compensable work injury. According to aNew York Post article of September 10, 2019, an engineer ... Read More
Two medical practitioners have run afoul of the Division’s Medical Quality Review Panel in recent months, both for having made unnecessary referrals. On September 3, 2019, Wilson A. Cochrane, a ... Read More
The Division is once again bypassing public discourse in its latest effort at ad hoc rule-making. During the DWC’s August Workers’ Compensation seminar in Austin, Benefit Review Officers were instructed that ... Read More
Recently enacted by the 86th Legislature, House Bill 29 permits some qualified physical therapists to treat patients without a referral from a doctor. A therapist with a doctoral degree in physical ... Read More
In September 2019, the Legislature amended Section 504.019(b) and added Section 504.019(c) in House Bill 2143. For injuries occurringbefore September 1, 2019, the former provisions remain applicable, ... Read More
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Warren Buffett-Owned WC Insurer Sold to its Founder Omaha, NE (WorkersCompensation.com) – In a deal worth $920 million, the founder of Applied Underwriters has acquired the company, including the 81 percent of shares owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Steve ...