The provision of temporary disability (TD) is intended to be mutually beneficial to the employer and to the employee. The employee is entitled to funds during the period of medical rehabilitation following an industrial injury, and the employer can reasonably expect this individual — in whom a substantial amount of training and experience were invested … Continued
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has announced the formation of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, which will consult with and advise the DWC on updates to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule Drug Formulary.
The California Department of Insurance has ordered that every insurer licensed to write workers’ compensation insurance in the state is required to report their yearly tax savings due to the tax Jobs and Cuts Act of 2017, beginning in 2018.
This week, federal prosecutors in Los Angeles indicted several medical providers, as well as an attorney, in numerous scams to defraud Medicare, private health insurers, workers’ compensation insurers and programs, and a military health insurance program.