Abuse Of Copy Service Rules

Employers and copy service providers over the years have aired a litany of complaints against each other over alleged billing and payment abuses. The state’s adoption of a new copy … Read More »

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Three COVID-19 Presumption Bills Advance

Three bills proposing to create presumptions that cases of COVID-19 are a compensable consequence of work cleared key policy committees. However, there are still major, unresolved issues, such as the … Read More »

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One Presumption Bill Advances, Another Fails

The Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement committee advanced SB 1159, authored by committee chair Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo), and co-authored by Assembly Insurance Committee Chair Assemblyman Tom Daly … Read More »

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Emergency QME Telehealth Rules Approved

The Office of Administrative Law approved emergency regulations to allow qualified medical evaluators (QMEs) to provide remote med-legal evaluations as long as certain conditions are met. The agency received pushback … Read More »

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New WCAB Rules In Effect For 2020

The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) completed an update to its rules of practice and procedure in the waning days of 2019. The changes become effective on January 1, 2020.  … Read More »

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Industry Pushes Back Over Proposed WCAB Rules

The workers’ comp community expressed “serious concerns” about several aspects of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board’s proposal to update its rules of practice and procedure. The proposal generated well over … Read More »

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