Welcome to this month’s edition of Comp Medical News. Purdue Pharma’s olive branch, decreasing American life expectancy, and antibiotic-resistant infection numbers are your headlines for November 2019.
According to Insurance Journal and local outlets, OSHA is investigating the arrest of a man who spoke to the media after the Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans.
Two employees and a contractor are being treated in hospitals after a TPC plant in East Texas exploded last night.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a new “Beyond the Numbers” report on holiday employment in retail.
The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) announced that it is delaying the applicability date of the regulations governing payments for professional medical services and hospital outpatient services from November 30th, 2019, to April 26th, 2020, due to unforeseen delays in developing the computer system.
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation issued an announcement regarding adopted rules to implement Senate Bill 935, 86th Legislature.
NCCI released a new Insights article: Mega Claims in Workers’ Compensation.
Troy Prevot was hired as the Director of Compliance and Quality Management by Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company.
The latest episode of AM BestTV addresses mandatory social media reviews for claims at some larger organizations, and what that means for the future of fraud and investigation.
Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier approved a 7.5 percent rate decrease for the Florida workers’ compensation system.