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March 09, 2022 · Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team
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February 07, 2022 · Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team
On February 3, 2022, the New York Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) finally responded to the question of, “When will OnBoard Limited Release (OnBoard) go into effect?” Well, pursuant to a series of Subject Number Bulletins the answer is, in three phases, the first of which begins on March 7, 2022. Read more...
January 19, 2022 · Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team
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December 14, 2021 · Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) updated their Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS) to incorporate by reference the Low Back Disorders Guideline from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). Read more...
November 23, 2021 · Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team
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October 06, 2021 · Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team
With pending implementation of several CMS-1500 projects, on September 29, 2021, the New York Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) updated compliance requirements for payers impacted by the project. CMS-1500 directs payers and providers to share billing information and related transactions electronically using the prescribed form and formats. Read more...
September 23, 2021 · Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team
Medical Marijuana – A New York appellate court recently ruled that an injured worker was entitled to a variance from the Medical Treatment Guidelines (MTGs) for the use of medical marijuana for his chronic pain. Read more...
September 02, 2021 · Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team
The New York Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) has published a final rule adopting changes to the drug formulary. Read more...
August 31, 2021 · Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team
Kentucky pre-filed legislation would cover a COVID-19 vaccine reaction under 
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