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California Workers’ Comp Medical Payments Declined Again in 2018

Medical payments in California’s workers’ compensation system continued to decline in 2018 as the medical payments per claim decreased, according to a report from the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California. The WCIRB released its California Workers’ Compensation Aggregate …

Fee Schedule Rate Updates Lead to Rise in Illinois Workers’ Comp Medical Payments

Medical payments per workers’ compensation claim in Illinois rose 4.1 percent in 2013, after decreasing 20 percent between 2010 and 2012 as a result of a 30 percent reduction in fee schedule rates, according to a recent study by the …

Immediate Medical Payments to be Requested by BP Spill Victims

All oil-spill cleanup workers injured during BP Plc’s 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster should get paid medical compensation now instead of being forced to sue for help, victims’ lawyers will tell a U.S. judge at a hearing that began today …

Illinois Workers’ Comp Fee Schedule Changes Result in Lower Prices Paid: Study

The costs of medical care to treat injured workers in Illinois are declining, the result of regulatory change enacted in 2011, according to a new study by Cambridge-based Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). The report, Benchmarks for Illinois, CompScope 14th …