"A focus on prevention can dramatically cut the number of on-the-job injuries suffered every year."
A Risk & Insurance® e-newsletter article, in collaboration with Concentra©. Published April 11, 2019.
April 9, 2019 DWC Newsline Update
From the article: The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) posted a progress report today on the department’s Independent Bill Review (IBR) program. IBR is a process used to resolve billing disputes for medical treatment and medical-legal services provided to injured workers.
Is workers’ compensation spending on healthcare significant?...Would a "single-payer" system make a difference?
Workers' Compensation Perspectives Blog Update
Posted March 12, 2019, by TerryB on his blog, Workers' Compensation Perspectives.
Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Evidence-Based Updates to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule
April 4, 2019 DWC Newsline Update
From the article: The DWC has issued a notice of public hearing for proposed evidence-based updates to the MTUS, which can be found at California Code of Regulations, title 8, section 9792.23.
The public hearing is scheduled for Monday, May 6 at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the Elihu Harris Building, 1515 Clay Street, Oakland. Members of the public may review and comment on the proposed updates no later than Monday, May 6, 2019.
The proposed evidence-based updates to the MTUS incorporate by reference the latest published guidelines from American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) for the following:
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