The meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) on February 23rd focused almost exclusively on changes to the Medical Treatment Guidelines (MTGs) Title 40, Chapter 23 and 27, as published in a Notice of Intent (NOI) in the February 2017 edition of the Louisiana Register.
U.S. Department of Labor Secretary under President Obama, Thomas Perez, was elected as the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
New technology like telemedicine is changing the way workers’ comp claims are administered and how employees are trained.
A Florida woman was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for defrauding her workers’ comp insurer.
A U.S. House of Representatives lawmaker has introduced a resolution to overturn a controversial OSHA rule that requires employees to keep injury and illness records for five years.
Florida Senator Jeff Brandes filed a bill that aims to strengthen the state’s ability to fight insurance fraud by requiring insurers to develop anti-fraud strategy plans.
A bill in the Arkansas legislature that would limit permanent total disability benefits in workers’ comp moved forward this week.
OWCA issued a Notice of Intent in the February register to make changes to the dispute resolution process in the Medical Treatment Guidelines.
DeRidder-based AMERISAFE, Inc. today announced that Austin P. Young III will retire.
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had rejected its application to market an intranasal version of the emergency opioid-overdose treatment, naloxone.