CA Supreme Court Decides IMR Challenge

The state’s Supreme Court ruled it not hear a case challenging the constitutionality of California’s independent medical review (IMR) system created by the SB 863 reforms. The court rejected the … Read More »

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Bureau Yields To Union Pressure

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau is changing course and will propose doubling the 2018 increase in the dual wage threshold for the carpentry and steel framing industries. The proposal … Read More »

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CIGA Erases Workers’ Comp Deficit

The California Insurance Guarantee Association’s one-time multi-billion-dollar workers’ comp deficit is no more – or at least soon will be no more. The agency is moving to collect $259 million … Read More »

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Supreme Court In IMR Case

Applicants are still seeking ways to allow workers’ comp judges to make medical decisions against the will of California’s Legislature.  The California Supreme Court is being asked to overturn decisions … Read More »

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More Time for Workers’ Comp Formulary?

The Division of Workers’ Compensation’s efforts to implement a workers’ comp prescription drug formulary still enjoys broad industry support, but many are asking the Division to delay the effective date. … Read More »

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